Learn up-to-date scientific information about the climate: how it is changing and how humanity is taking action. Explore the challenges of unprecedented change and innovations that can scale, for the Bay Area and beyond. Marianna Grossman, founder of Minerva Ventures, brings decades of experience as an active leader for a sustainable future to this lively and thought-provoking presentation.
Marianna Grossman is Managing Partner of Minerva Ventures, a consultancy focused on solutions for a resilient future, advising communities on climate risk and restoration solutions, and companies in circular economy, water, energy, remediation and finance. Marianna brings people and institutions together across sectors to collaborate, invent and implement solutions that enhance sustainability and reverse climate change.
Marianna led Sustainable Silicon Valley, after working in the automotive, computer and semiconductor industries. Her most recent publication is the chapter on Silicon Valley Corporate Case Studies on Clean Energy Innovation in Sustainable Electricity II: A Conversation on Tradeoffs
. Her service positions include: California's Climate Adaptation Action Plan Technical Advisory Group 2016; Sustainable Water Resources Roundtable; the international Balaton Group; Vice President, Transportation Choices for Sustainable Communities; ClimateMusic Project; Environmental Entrepreneurs; and, climate action councils for Palo Alto and Mountain View. She holds a BA in Policy Studies, Dartmouth College and an MBA from Yale School of Management.
Daytime Adult Learning and Culture Programs are made possible in part by the John R. Schwabacher Family as well as a grant from the Maimonides Fund at the Jewish Community Federation & Endowment Fund. We are grateful for their generous support.
This event has been cancelled.
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