Host: Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership
When: 6/28/2018, 12:00 - 1:00pm
Description: The AANHPI Roundtable Series provides an opportunity for students and young professionals in Washington, DC to learn from public service leaders in our community in an intimate and conversational setting. Each roundtable features one public service leader and accommodates at most 25 attendees. RSVP is free and light lunch is served at each session.
Event-Specific Information (Speaker): Sameer Kwatra specializes in policy research that promotes clean energy, energy access, and sound climate policy in India. As a former NRDC Speth Fellow, he was tasked with analyzing India’s solar energy policy, climate change initiatives, and building energy use. Prior to joining NRDC, Kwatra worked for the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, where he sought to improve energy efficiency in buildings. He became interested in environmental issues while working for a private insurer in rural India, where he witnessed how impoverished people are most vulnerable to climate change impacts despite contributing little to the cause. Kwatra holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from India’s National Institute of Technology, an MBA in finance and marketing from the Indian Institute of Management, and a master’s degree in environmental management from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. He works out of NRDC’s Washington, D.C., office.
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