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Joan perreault gcc 2016


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Presentation at 8th Massachusetts Green Careers Conference on September 29, 2016 by Joan Perreault.

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Joan perreault gcc 2016

  1. 1. Put your passion into practice Presented by Joan Perreault
  2. 2. SIT’s Master of Arts Degrees •  Sustainable Development •  Peacebuilding and Conflict Transforma:on •  Interna:onal Educa:on •  Intercultural Service, Leadership, & Management (self-designed) •  Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
  3. 3. SIT Graduate Ins5tute is a program of World Learning
  4. 4. SIT’s Experien5al Approach Experience Attentively (doing / having an experience) Act Observe Intelligently Skillfully (planning / trying out (reviewing / reflecting what you learned) on the experience) Think Critically (concluding / learning from the experience)
  5. 5. Field Prac5cum
  6. 6. Study with leading prac55oners in their field
  7. 7. MA in Sustainable Development Offered in Vermont and Washington, DC ü Community Development & Social Ac:on ü Policy Analysis & Advocacy ü Interna:onal Policy & Management ü Food security ü Environmental sustainability ü Climate Change ü Gender empowerment ü Human Rights
  8. 8. Alumni Careers: Ka Hsaw Wa Ka Hsaw Wa is the co-founder and execu:ve director of EarthRights Interna:onal (ERI), a nongovernmental, nonprofit organiza:on that combines the power of law and the power of people in a global effort to reach and protect the most vulnerable communi:es from corporate greed and poli:cal interests.
  9. 9. Alumni Careers: Chris Burley Founder of Seedles. These rainbow bright balls of seed, compost, and clay were created as a fun way for people to grow wildflowers to bring back the bees and ensure a sustainable food system for our future.
  10. 10. Alumni Careers: Liz Purdy Liz works with Trout Unlimited, which works to conserve, protect, and restore North America’s coldwater fisheries and their watersheds. She also works with Salmon Beyond Borders to protect Alaska’s salmon that are threatened by the mining industry in Canada.
  11. 11. For more informa5on: