Events - Winter 2020-2021





Ecological Society of America’s webinar series:
Students’ Perspectives on Diversity in Skills Development for Fieldwork

January 13, 2021
4:30 PM in Eastern Time

ABOUT THE EVENT: First in a series. We will discuss the student perspective about fieldwork programs and their skills development. The student panel will be asked questions about their preparedness for their future entry-level job applications and their opinion on the effectiveness of their undergraduate field experiences.





Webinar: Environmental Advocacy as a Career: A Calling and a Practice

February 24th, 2021, 12:00-1:00 PM ET


During her tenure at Waterford, Dr. Beth Offenbacker has been consistently recognized for her strategic and creative vision in guiding the firm’s work with its diverse range of clients. She has corporate, nonprofit, and public agency experience, and her expansive portfolio includes local, state, regional, national, and international projects. Her extensive experience includes land use, regional planning, parks, infrastructure, watersheds, sewer, stormwater, transit, transportation, clean energy, utilities, conservation, forestry, and placemaking through sustainable tourism and cultural tourism. Dr. Offenbacker co-designed and leads the Green Career Workshops for the global nonprofit Leaders in Energy, a 4,500+ member organization of clean energy and sustainability professionals in the U.S. and more than 100 countries. She also serves as Director of Training & Development for Leaders in Energy.

Lisa Yee-Litzenberg is a certified career coach and President of Green Career Advisor, helping people find their career niche and secure their dream jobs in the environmental and social-impact sectors. Lisa has a degree in natural resource management from the University of Michigan and is certified as a Global Career Development Facilitator. She is a regular contributor to online career publications including Idealist Careers and The Campus Career Coach. Prior to launching her business, Lisa led the graduate environmental career services at the University of Michigan for 10 years where she helped hundreds of students and alumni to successfully navigate the job search process. In addition, she spent 12 years at the National Wildlife Federation working on federal and Great Lakes conservation policy initiatives and collaborated on leadership development initiatives for students and women.

HOST: Antioch University New England Center for Climate Preparedness and Community Resilience






Events - Spring 2021