SCH Academy student to host girls climate summit

Posted 4/15/15

SCH sophomore Rekha Dhillon-Richardson organized a climate change summit for girls at her school. On Saturday April 25, SCH Academy will host a global climate summit for middle and high school-aged …

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SCH Academy student to host girls climate summit

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SCH sophomore Rekha Dhillon-Richardson organized a climate change summit for girls at her school. SCH sophomore Rekha Dhillon-Richardson organized a climate change summit for girls at her school.

On Saturday April 25, SCH Academy will host a global climate summit for middle and high school-aged girls, which was organized by SCH sophomore Rekha Dhillon-Richardson as part of SCH Academy’s Venture Incubator program. The summit begins at 9 a.m. and will run to 3:15 p.m.

The summit will focus on the immediate impacts of climate change in the Philadelphia area and feature keynote speakers and activities to help spread awareness among middle and high school girls.

Speakers for summit will include: Anne Harvey, of Philadelphia Water Works; Thomas Flaherty, of the Energy Coordinating Agency; Rachel Castro-Diephouse, of the Franklin Institute; Raluca Ellis, of Climate and Urban Systems Partnership; Eriel DeRanger, a Canadian climate change activist; Sandra Folzer, of Protecting Our Waters; Holly Shields, of the Delaware Valley Green Building Conference and Eleanor Dill of Physicians for Social Responsibility.

Girls can register for the summit at www.eventbrite.com/e/girls-climate-change-summit-tickets-16241580003

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