October 16, 2018
Career Center, Mary Gates Hall, 3:30-5 p.m.
Join UW Sustainability and the UW Career Center for this event connecting students with sustainability professionals. Speakers from the business, non-profit, government and education sectors will talk about their organizations and the career path that got them there, followed by a meet and greet for students to talk with the speakers. This event is for students in all majors who are interested in learning how to connect their career path with sustainability.
T-Mobile, Associate Program Manager for Diversity and Inclusion
Laurel is a strong advocate for equality in the workplace and beyond. She currently supports T-Mobile’s Diversity & Inclusion Employee Network Groups (ENGs) who strive to maintain an environment where underrepresented groups can thrive in their careers. She’s proud to be a part of a team who has played an integral role in making T-Mobile nationally recognized as being a great place to work for LGBTQ equality, people with disabilities, and members of the military community. Previously, Laurel worked on UW Bothell’s Advancement and External Relations team supporting events that raised money for student scholarships.
Woodland Park Zoo, Resource Conservation and Sustainability Supervisor
Zosia is an internationally experienced sustainability professional and green building strategist with a 15+ year track record driving change through research, consulting, private and non-profit sectors. Her work has focused at the interface of humans, the natural world and the built environment. Zosia joined Woodland Park Zoo in 2017 in a new position to lead resource conservation and sustainability efforts zoo-wide. Prior to the zoo, she worked with an engineering consulting firm, in the corporate sustainability standards sector, and with an energy intelligence start-up company. Zosia holds a PhD and MSc in Resource Management Environmental Studies from the University of British Columbia, and a BSc in Environmental Science from McGill University.
Jamie Marié Stroble
Climate Engagement & Community Partnerships Specialist, King County Climate Action Team
Jamie Marié Stroble works for King County's Climate Action Team as the lead on climate community engagement and collaborative partnership efforts, and the integration of equity and social justice into regional climate resiliency work. Her role builds alliances with public, private, and civic sector partners to develop community-driven climate solutions, and shape decision-making in ways that advance equity. Jamie brings over nine years of experience in environmental justice and non-profit work, with a background in culturally-relevant programming and community organizing, particularly with youth, and immigrant and refugee communities. Previously, Jamie worked for a non-profit in the Chinatown/International District of Seattle, empowering Asian Pacific Islander (API) youth and elders around environmental justice and community development. She is actively involved in community work, serving on the boards of the non-profits Asian Pacific Islander Community Leadership Foundation (ACLF) and APICAT for Healthy Communities, on the Climate Justice Committee of Got Green, as a former Community Partner Steering Committee member of the City of Seattle’s Environment & Equity Initiative, and as co-chair of the Housing & Neighborhoods committee of the Seattle Planning Commission.