Women and the Environment, March 21, 2016

A Panel Discussion with 6 Charismatic Women Committed to the Environment, followed by a photography exhibition

Anne Fontaine and other successful women gathered on March 21st to share their stories and their commitment to the Environment. Each of the guests was involved with the conservation of the planet from a different background, such as Business, Politics, Diplomacy, Not-for-profit, Education, Research and Art. 

The discussion featured

  • Barbara Stehle, Founder and Director of Art Intelligentsia;
  • Laurence Tubiana, Ambassador, France’s top COP 21 Envoy;
  • Maria Uriarte, Professor, Dept. of Ecology, Columbia University;
  • Silda Wall Spitzer, Director and Principal of the NewWorld Capital Group;

and, via video,

  • Marina Silva, environmentalist and former Minister of the Environment in Brazil.

The debate was monitored by Brenda Cronin, special writer for The Wall Street Journal.

The discussion was followed by an exhibition of Maritza Wild Chateau‘s wonderful landscape photographs and a cocktail.


A huge thank you to all the guests who made this event a success!

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