We are thrilled to have as our keynote speaker, Aimée Christensen, founder of the Sun Valley Institute for Resilience and CEO of Christensen Global Strategies. She has over two decades’ experience in climate change and energy policy, investments, law and business including with the U.S. Department of Energy, World Bank, Baker & McKenzie and Google. Aimée negotiated the first bilateral climate change agreements (U.S. – Costa Rica, 1994, et al.), wrote the first university endowment investment policy on climate change (Stanford University, 1999), and was the 2011 Hillary Laureate and a 2010 Aspen Institute Catto Fellow.
Joining us as our Breakfast Emcee is Hanson Hosein. He's the Director of the Communication Leadership graduate program at the University of Washington. He also heads HRH Media Group, a media production and communication strategy firm. Hanson is co-founder of Prosperity of the Commons International, and provides expert guidance to organizations such as Intel, Weber Shandwick and Tableau Software.
Hanson serves on the Board of Climate Solutions and is a trustee of the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, and the University of Washington Club. He is the author of “Storyteller Uprising: Trust and Persuasion in the Digital Age,” documentary film director of “Rising from Ruins” and “Independent America: The Two-Lane Search for Mom & Pop,” and host of the UWTV show Four Peaks. Hanson is a former NBC News war correspondent. He has degrees in journalism from Columbia University and in law from McGill University and the University of Paris.
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With your help, we can build on that success this year.
We'll need table captains to make the 8th Annual Breakfast even better.
Table captains invite 9 other guests to sit with them and serve as
their table captain during the event. Please contact Teresa Myers if you are interested in being a table captain.
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Special Thanks to our Breakfast Sponsors!
Climate Leader Sponsors
Climate Partner Sponsors
Climate Friend Sponsors
City of Seattle, Office of Sustainability & Environment
C + C
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Marc Daudon, Climate Solutions Board of Directors
Jim Loder & Mike Farris
Puget Sound Energy
Haeryung Shin, Climate Solutions Board of Directors
Kathy Washienko, Climate Solutions Board of Directors
Stephanie Solien, Climate Solutions Board of Directors
Steve Sundquist, Climate Solutions Board of Directors
University of Washington, College of Environment & School of Public Health
Washington Environmental Council / Washington Conservation Voters (WEC/WCV)
Daniel Weise, Climate Solutions Board of Directors