WWU's Sustainability Engagement Institute

Lindsey MacDonald

Associate Director of WWU's Sustainability Engagement Institute

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This presentation will introduce Western’s new Sustainability Engagement Institute and share opportunities for connecting. The institute will comprehensively focus Western’s sustainability and climate engagement efforts in three essential functions of education, co-curricular activities, and operations. The institute’s mission is to develop educational opportunities and systems-change for a more sustainable, just future. We engage in initiatives that create economic vitality, promote well-being, protect the environment, and uphold social justice. These actions will progress the goals of the WWU’s Sustainability Action Plan.

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NOTE: This talk will not be live-streamed or open to the public.

The rest of the talks this quarter will be broadcast and available for off-campus viewing and participation.


Lindsey MacDonald

Serving as associate director for Western’s new Sustainability Engagement Institute, Lindsey MacDonald directs the internal operations of the Institute while supporting strategic initiatives across the university. She teaches courses for the Sustainability Studies Minor and Climate Leadership Certificate. Lindsey is passionate about engaging students in leadership for sustainability. She holds a Master of Science in Conservation Ecology from the University of Michigan, and has been working in sustainability in higher education for over ten years. Her research has focused on leadership for sustainability, and sustainable food initiatives in higher education.



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