Environmental Intelligence and Community Resilience

IIEA16th June 20161min
As Administrator of NOAA, United States' environmental intelligence agency, Dr. Sullivan discussed her portfolio of responsibilities advancing President Obama’s efforts to increase the economic, ecological, and societal resilience of American communities in the face of extreme weather conditions.

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About the Speech:

As Administrator of NOAA, United States’ environmental intelligence agency, Dr. Sullivan discussed her portfolio of responsibilities advancing President Obama’s efforts to increase the economic, ecological, and societal resilience of American communities in the face of extreme weather conditions.

This event is kindly supported by ESB as part of their 2016 Powering the Future Lecture Series.

 

About the Speaker:

Dr. Kathryn Sullivan is a distinguished scientist, renowned NASA astronaut, and currently serving as Under Secretary of United States’ Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, as well as Administrator of NOAA, confirmed by the US Senate in March 2014. Dr. Sullivan was one of the first six women selected to join the NASA astronaut corps in 1978 and holds the distinction of being the first American woman to walk in space.