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Earth Week 2019: Sustainability Panel to be held April 30, 2019 at 12:30 p.m.


The Sustainability panel has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 30, 2019, from 12:30 to 2 p.m.

Bring your lunch to JSAC MPR for an informative discussion about environmental sustainability in the D.C. region. Three distinguished panelists will discuss their work and answer questions about the role that the Gallaudet community can play in protecting our environment. Information below is provided by David Good.


Maribeth DeLorenzo, Ph.D., AICP, LEED-AP
Deputy Director, Urban Sustainability Administration
D.C. Department of Energy and Environment

Maribeth DeLorenzo serves as the Sustainability Director for the city of Washington, D.C. Based in the Department of Energy & Environment (DOEE), she is responsible for policies and programs related to sustainability, climate, green building, sustainable materials management, equity and community engagement. Prior to this position, she worked across the public and private sectors developing and financing affordable housing, particularly green and high performance buildings, and has two decades of experience in community development. Maribeth is a long term resident of Washington, DC and loves planning for a healthier, greener, more livable city.

Dr. Caroline Solomon
Chair, STEM Department
Gallaudet University

Dr. Caroline Solomon, a professor of Biology at Gallaudet University, whose area of research is in aquatic ecology, currently is investigating how nutrient (especially nitrogen) dynamics influences the composition and role of the microbial community in the Anacostia River, Washington D.C.  In addition to being a researcher, Dr. Solomon is a mentor for many deaf and hard of hearing students in STEM. Dr. Solomon’s contributions to deaf/HoH STEM education have revolutionized the community and has earned her teaching and education awards form the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography, Gallaudet University, National Public Radio (50 great teachers) and several features in prominent education media.

Myles Goldberg

Myles is the guy who brings the marketing groove to reFort. Taking risks, challenges, and adventures never ceases to excite him. Born in Cincinnati, OH (Bengals!), raised in Frederick, Maryland, and currently living in Washington D.C., he aims to make a difference across the nation. Myles is determined to make a social impact by increasing the recycling stream and reducing landfill mass. It’s a HUGE challenge, but it is possible!

Posted by David Good | Posted April 18, 2019 at 2:55 PM


800 Florida Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20002


800 Florida Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20002