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WorldChanging in NYC: Meet Book Authors Tuesday Evening
Emily Gertz, 27 Nov 06
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Get inspired Tuesday evening: join New York-based contributors to the WorldChanging book on Nov. 28 at 6:30 pm to explore and discuss some of the most pressing problems of the next hundred years -- and some of the most exciting solutions. The WorldChanging book and many other architecture, design, and sustainability titles will be available for purchase, courtesy of Urban Center Books.

The evening will be moderated by Wendy E. Brawer *, founder and executive director of the Green Map System, and feature these contributors to the WorldChanging book:


  • David Bornstein, on changing the world via social entrepreneurship
  • Patrick Di Justo *, on strengthening developing-world communities through educating girls and empowering women
  • Jill Fehrenbacher, on green lighting, interiors, furniture and decor for the home
  • Emily Gertz *, on emerging technologies for citizen environmental monitoring and political activism
  • Emeka Okafor, on science and technology collaborations between nations in the global South

Many thanks to the Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance, the Municipal Art Society's Urban Center Books, and The Architectural League, for co-sponsoring this event.

Date: Tuesday, November 28
Time: 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Location: The Urban Center, 457 Madison Ave., between 50 and 51 Streets
Transit: B/D/F/V to 47-50th St./Rockefeller Center; E/V/6 to Lexington Ave.-51st. Street
Reception to follow, courtesy of Urban Center Books.
For more information: email egertz AT waterwire DOT net, or emily AT worldchanging DOT com.

* WorldChanging NYC contributor

Image: Photo by Kit Seeborg. Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-s a/2.0/

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