Posted: October 19th, 2009
The Environmental Law Society and the Office of Career Services are teaming up to host an environmental law speaker next Wednesday, October 28th at 12:00 noon in room 1302. Wake Forest Law School graduate Elizabeth Ladt worked at the White House Counsel on Environmental Quality (CEQ) under the Bush Administration, where her area of expertise was International Affairs and Climate Change. Since leaving the White House, Elizabeth has continued to work on issues surrounding international climate change agreements.
This December the United Nations Climate Change Conference will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark. At the conference leaders from around the world, including President Obama, will gather to discuss an international framework for climate change mitigation. Elizabeth will be attending the Copenhagen Conference, and having worked on international climate change issues in the White House, she will be able to offer a very unique perspective on what will likely take place at the conference. At the program, Elizabeth will be discussing domestic and international climate politics with a focus on the upcoming climate negotiations in Copenhagen. She will also spend some time discussing her career path and answer career questions, including advice on getting a job in DC.
Lunch will be served, but in order to reserve a lunch you must RSVP in Symplicity for this event by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 22.