Spring 2022 Yale Energy Justice Speaker Series: Energy Justice and Public Health – Surili Patel, Vice President, Metropolitan Group

Spring 2022 Yale Energy Justice Speaker Series: Energy Justice and Public Health – Surili Patel, Vice President, Metropolitan Group

Event sponsored by Yale Center for Environmental Justice (YCEJ), Yale Center for Business and the Environment (CBEY)
Event time
Monday, April 11, 2022 - 2:30pm
Location
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As part of the Spring 2022 Yale Energy Justice Speaker Series hosted by the Yale Center for Environmental Justice (YCEJ) and the Yale Center for Business and the Environment (CBEY), join us Monday, April 11 at 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EST for a lecture by Surili Patel, Vice President of Metropolitan Group, titled “Energy Justice and Public Health”. Related readings for this talk are available below. Register here: https://yale.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_CDGme6PBRRCPRhdQ9Py01Q.
 
Surili Patel is the Vice President at Metropolitan Group and the co-founder at Aawaz4Climate. In her previous work as Director of the American Public Health Association’s Center for Climate, Health and Equity she worked to inspire action and advance policy that addresses climate change at the nexus of health equity. As Deputy Director for the Center for Public Health Policy, Ms. Patel led the organization’s most notable environmental health programs, including water safety and security, children’s environmental health, tribal public and environmental health, environmental health messaging, transportation and health, and healthy community design. She champions diversity and advances health equity and environmental justice while promoting public health solutions. 
 
Readings
The Yale Center for Environmental Justice (YCEJ) and the Yale Center for Business and the Environment (CBEY) are joining forces in an effort to raise awareness on energy justice and bring the voices of experts in the field to the public. Join us on Mondays at 2:30 pm EST for this public speaker series exploring the multifaceted and exciting role of justice in the clean energy transition! Register for all or part of the series here: https://yale.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_CDGme6PBRRCPRhdQ9Py01Q.