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ODEI Event: Climate Change and Urban Resilience
March 8, 2021 at 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lolita Jackson, Eng ’89, has had distinguished careers in both finance and government. She currently serves as Special Advisor for Climate Policy & Programs in the NYC Mayor’s office and is also lead for the administration regarding global work on divestment and climate finance. In this talk she will describe how climate science has informed policy making and resilience planning in NYC. Lolita will also share her journey to Penn and the obstacles she overcame as a FGLI student during the 1980s, and how her Penn Engineering education was instrumental in her career successes at both Morgan Stanley and the NYC Mayor’s Office.
Zoom link: https://upenn.zoom.us/j/93852315224
Visiting Fellow, Perry World House
Lolita Jackson is the Special Advisor for Climate Policy & Programs in the NYC Mayor’s Office. She is the climate diplomat for NYC, and is also lead for the administration regarding global work on divestment and climate finance.