Rashmi was the keynote speaker and award recipiant at the recent Climate Wise Women event held at Northwestern University. The program was a fascinating mix of women from around the world doing work to impact the issues of climate change and inequality globally and locally, from Uganda to New Orleans. It was a great event. Congratulations to everyone involved.
Sprouts Academy is a new daycare center in River North that bases its curriculum on healthy living and food. The renovation is done. School starts shortly, so get ready for fun.
The Chicago Foundation for Women's Asian American Leadership Council honored Rashmi with Breaking Barriers Award in an energetic ceremony and party at Uncommon Ground. Lots of amazing people doing amazing work, from sustainable fabrics to landscape architecture.
SHED has led a number of seminars and presentations, mostly on Green / Sustainability issues for various organizations, including Faith in Place, Corporation for Supportive Housing and Housing Opportunities for Women, and has participated on an AIA panel on the Extreme Green House (Project 412). If you know a group that would like to have us come in and talk to them about Green, let us know.