Saturday, February 10 • 11:00am - 12:15pm
Entrepreneurial Earth: A fresh look at "green careers" as the driver of social and environmental health

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In recent decades, a strong tie between social and environmental issues has been identified, and a movement for “people and planet” including the concept of “green careers” has been advanced to “connect the dots” between jobs and environmental challenges. This presentation by Martin Ogle, Founder, Entrepreneurial Earth, LLC, brings new energy, conceptual underpinnings and urgency to the task of envisioning and creating an economy characterized by work and livelihoods that nourish human beings and the living systems upon which we depend.  We will explore how a new view of entrepreneurship can empower young people with tools and inspiration to create meaningful work that addresses social, environmental and deep human needs.  A panel /audience discussion will help us envision new possibilities.   


Martin Ogle

Founder, Entrepreneurial Earth
Martin Ogle holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Wildlife Biology from Colorado State University and Virginia Tech, respectively. Martin was Chief Naturalist for the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority, 1985 - 2012. As part of this work, he developed solar energy and energy efficiency... Read More →

Saturday February 10, 2018 11:00am - 12:15pm MST