What Does Progress Mean for our Society and Communities?
Distinguished speakers series
Thursday, Apr 14, 2011 - 7:00 PM
On 14 April 2011, Dr. Marilyn Waring presented What Does Progress Mean for our Society and Communities? in the Bob Wright Centre, room B150.
Dr. Waring is a Professor of Public Policy at the Institute of Public Policy at the Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand. She received her PhD in Political Economy from the University of Waikato, New Zealand. She is an author, feminist scholar, environmentalist, and social justice activist. Elected as an MP in the New Zealand Parliament at the age of twenty three, she served as Chair of the Public Expenditures Committee, Senior Government Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, and on the Disarmament and Arms Control Committee. She has been a consultant for Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM), the Yukon Territorial Government, the Ford Foundation, and the Ontario Provincial Government.
- View Dr. Waring's abstract paper: Is there someway out of here? What's next for meaningful environmental goals?
- Listen to the podcast of this event.
- Watch the video of this presentation.