Join the Sustainability, Business, and Entrepreneurship Lecture Series hosted by The Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership and Transformational Change (CELTC) to learn about a variety of topics in sustainability, business, and entrepreneurship from our very own Evergreen alumni. Topics covered in this lecture series may include cooperatives, alternative business models, renewable energy, food systems, economic development, and more. The lecture series will be held remotely over Zoom. The series is also held in conjunction with a 2-credit class available for students to enroll in and faculty to include in their programs for fall, winter, and/or spring quarter.


Fall 2022

(All speaker events are held over Zoom from 1:00-2:00PM PST)

Week 2 (October 7th): Fred Medlicott, Northwest Cooperative Development Center

Topic: The Future of the Cooperative Movement

Video: Link

Week 4 (October 21st): Dante Garcia, Community Gearbox  

Topic: Entrepreneurship and the Sharing/Circular Economy

Video: Link


Week 5 (October 28th): Teryn Reche, RAIN Incubator

Topic: Empowering Changemakers

Video: Link


Week 6 (November 4th): Marisha Auerbacher, Permaculture Rising

Topic: Cooperatives, Community Food Systems and Education

Video: (Coming Soon)


Week 8 (November 18th): Rhys Roth, Center for Sustainable Infrastructure

Topic: Waste Management, Clean Materials, and the Economy in the Pacific Northwest

Video: (Coming Soon)


Week 10 (December 2nd): Amy Buckler, City of Olympia

Topic: Economic Development and Sustainability in Downtown Olympia

Video: (Coming Soon)

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