Sustainability takes center stage at Women’s History Month event Thursday

Filed in Events, News by on March 2, 2016

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport celebrates Women’s History Month on Thursday with an environmentally themed event featuring an elite panel of local female executives.

The event, themed “There is Beauty in Sustainability,” is designed to celebrate women while educating attendees on the importance of sustainability. The program runs from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Georgia International Convention Center.

Following lunch, ATL Senior Sustainability Planner Liza Milagro will lead a panel discussion featuring Jennifer Hankey, president and CEO of Healthy Green Schools; Lisa Wise, executive director of Initiative for Affordable Housing Inc. and founder of re:loom project; and Jillian Pritchard Cooke, owner/founder of DES-SYN and Wellness Within Your Walls.

The program will include a Going Green Fair with the following vendors: BioRepublic Skincare, HollyBeth Organics, Sally B’s Skin Yummies, World Financial, Natural Whole Body Healthcare, Duty Free Americas, AAA Green Car Guide and World Duty Free, Lather.

Also on hand will be Department of Aviation employees, including Aviation General Manager Miguel Southwell, and special invited guests from Clayton State University and Spelman College.

The Women's History Month event Thursday has a decidedly "green" theme.

The Women’s History Month event Thursday has a decidedly “green” theme.

 

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