Sustainability Week NYC Opening Day - Movie Screening

When: Monday, May 23rd 6:30-8:30 pm

Where: NYU, 5 Washington Place, 1st Floor, Room 101 | New York, NY 

The opening event of “Sustainability Week NYC” will present personal accounts from international professionals on how they learned to listen to the Voice of Mother Earth. From Mimicking nature to harmony with our planet ... or how to bond with Nature’s Intelligence!

Introduction by Dr. Mary Leou on the importance of environmental education, followed by a movie screening on Biomimicry and a discussion with Chris Garvin on Biophilia. Unveiling of the Institute for a Sustainable Planet’s “Eco Hero” art initiative with works from Canadian, Kenyan, American and Belgian children and silent auction benefitting environmental education in Colombia. Patricia Ortega will receive the New York 2016 Sustainable Steward Award in the arts category. 

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For more information on Sustainability Week or interview requests - email  Pamela Peeters at or call at 917 / 696.62.64.