Dr. Rae André
Rae André is a sustainability educator and environmental activist who focuses on working with climate leaders. She promotes sustainability leadership based on the principles that growth is finite, natural capital is priceless, and human progress must be measured in terms of both economics and the quality of life. She is the author of Lead for the Planet: Five Practices for Confronting Climate Change.
Inspire! Forum on Leadership
Tues., March 23, 2021
The Inspire! Leadership Forum series invites seasoned leaders to Georgia College to share leadership lessons with our students and the community. The forum is designed to be engaging and to allow for exchange between the presenters and guests. Join the conversation with sustainability educator and environmental activist Dr. Rae André.
Inspire! Forum: More Information
- Download Dr. André's biography
- Register and Join the Conversation
- Download a social media graphics kit
We strive to accommodate our guests' needs and to make our forums accessible to all participants. If you would like to attend and participate in one of our forums and require assistance with accommodations, please contact Lori Westbrook, executive assistant.
Teaching Climate Leadership
Wed., March 24, noon - 1:30 p.m.
Dr. Rae André will facilitate a virtual faculty-development session on "Teaching Climate Leadership." The workshop will equip instructors to promote integrative learning in courses on strong sustainability.
Teaching Climate Leadership: More Information
- Register and Join the Workshop
- Download pre-readings
About the Book
Lead for the Planet shifts the focus to how we, the members of Team Humanity, are going to organize to solve the twin issues of climate change and energy evolution. The book channels a broad range of social science perspectives, from anthropology to psychology to economics, to help decision-makers explore how Team Humanity can get this thing done.
Forum on Leadership
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Join the conversation with sustainability educator and environmental activist Dr. Rae André.
Teaching Climate Leadership
Workshop for Faculty
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Noon - 1:30 p.m.
About Dr. Rae André
Rae André is a sustainability educator and environmental activist who focuses on working with climate leaders. She promotes sustainability leadership based on the principles that growth is finite, natural capital is priceless, and human progress must be measured in terms of both economics and the quality of life.
An organizational psychologist, Dr. André is Professor Emeritus of Leadership and Sustainability and Instructor in the D'Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University in Boston. Her courses promote systemic thinking on climate change and energy evolution. Aimed at high level undergraduates, MBAs, and professionals, they include sustainability for organizations ("weak" sustainability) along with sustainability for the planet ("strong" sustainability). Her work has reached students in a variety of disciplines from management to engineering to liberal arts.
Dr. Andre received a Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology from the University of Michigan, an M.A. in Film Studies from the University of California at Los Angeles, and a B.A. (Cum Laude) in English from Cornell University.
Sponsored by the Georgia College Office of Sustainability, the Environmental Science Club, the Student Government Association, the Sustainability Council, the Sustainability Fee Program, the J. Whitney Bunting College of Business, and Georgia College Leadership Programs