4 Under Forty
The Northwest Energy Coalition is honoring four young leaders in the region's efforts to find clean and affordable energy solutions.
The honorees—SustainableWorks managing director Tara Anderson, Climate Solutions' Washington state director Jessica Finn Coven, Idaho Conservation League energy associate Benjamin Otto, and Puget Sound Energy senior energy management engineer Gus Takala—were chosen from a list of 24 nominees.
More than 15 other speakers will also spend time behind the podium, delivering information on the state of Northwest energy efficiency efforts, the generation of wind and solar power in Montana, and the impact of EPA regulations in the energy industry.
All proceeds go toward the NW Energy Coalition’s work for clean and affordable energy solutions.
4 Under Forty, Thu, June 12, 5:30–7 pm, The Bullitt Center, 1501 E Madison St, $50
Member to Member Lunch with Priti Patkar
Prerana Anti-Trafficking founder and director and 2014 Vital Voices Global Leadership Awards Human Rights Honoree Priti Patkar will be in Seattle later this month to speak with the World Affairs Council and Vital Voices Northwest Council at the World Trade Center downtown.
Patkar has spent the past nearly three decades working to end human trafficking in India and simultaneously pioneered night shelters to protect children of prostituted women.Member to Member Lunch with Priti Patkar, Thu, June 26, 11:30 am– 1 pm, World Trade Center, 2200 Alaskan Way, $20 (includes lunch).
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