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Women In Sustainability Cocktail Hour

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Acuity Brands Office

55 Harrison St

Suite 200

Oakland, CA 94607

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Join us in our first kick off event for Women in Sustainability. There will be wine, (vegan) hors d'oeuvres, networking and amazing women

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Women in Sustainability is a networking group of women in the Bay Area with a passion in sustainability. Our goal is to create a community of like-minded women in the industry to connect and learn from one another. Whether you work in the energy & sustainability industry, have a passion for the environment, looking for connections of women in the area, or you like networking events with wine, all women are welcome. Hear from sustainability leaders throughout the Bay Area about their experience, advice and how you can get more involved in your community we all live in, Earth. Have a glass of champagne & (vegan) hors d'oeuvres, join in activities, hear our amazing speakers and meet great women in the Bay Area. We are looking forward to having you.

Speakers:

Ana Duffy- Sustainability Coordinator at Shorenstein Properties

Ana graduated from UC Santa Barbara in 2017 with a degree in Environmental Studies and a certificate in Technology Management. She entered the commercial real estate industry as a Tenant Services Coordinator on a property management team, but was eager to pursue a position in corporate responsibility. In 2018, she transitioned into her current role as Sustainability Coordinator at Shorenstein Properties where she manages the corporate sustainability program that extends to Shorenstein’s 60+ properties across the U.S. She also serves as Chair of the BOMA San Francisco Energy & Environment committee – a committee that advocates on behalf of commercial real estate owners and managers on environmental matters that arise within San Francisco.

Jimalee Beno- Vice President, Specification Sales at Acuity Brands

Jimalee Beno has dedicated her career to the lighting, lighting education and the lighting controls industry. She has led teams in areas such as sales, marketing, product development, engineering and vertical solutions. She blends her knowledge of design and technology to communicate solutions and create industry leading innovation. In her current role, she seeks to enable the specification community to improve light quality and user satisfaction with lighting and controls. Beno’s rich experience allows her to focus on the breadth of considerations from customers, partners, owners and the market. She has spoken extensively across the US and Canada. She received her Bachelor’ in Design from Kent State University in Kent, Ohio. Jimalee is an active member of the IES (ELO) education, library and office lighting committee, President of the IALD Education Trust, founding member of Acuity Workplace Empowerment Women’s Network, LEED AP and formally LC.

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