Bahá'í Chair for World Peace Annual Lecture: A Conversation on Climate Science, Policy, and Justice with Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson
The Bahá'í Chair for World Peace is delighted to host this conversation with Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, moderated by Professor Hoda Mahmoudi and Professor Rashawn Ray, as the Annual Lecture 2020.
Dr. Johnson is a marine biologist, policy expert, writer, and Brooklyn native. She is founder of Urban Ocean Lab, a think tank for the future of coastal cities, and founder and CEO of Ocean Collectiv, a consulting firm for conservation solutions. Recently, she co-created the Blue New Deal, a roadmap for including the ocean in climate policy. Previously, she was executive director of the Waitt Institute, developed policy at the EPA and NOAA, served as a leader of the March for Science, and taught as an adjunct professor at New York University. Dr. Johnson earned a BA from Harvard University in environmental science and public policy, and a Ph.D. from Scripps Institution of Oceanography in marine biology.