Thursday Apr 14, 2011
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM MDT
Sturm College of Law at DU, Room 190
2255 E. Evans Avenue.
The Executive Night Series provide a platform for students, alumni and local professionals to network and listen to senior executives discuss leadership in the context of promoting sustainable development.
The featured Speaker is Baye Adofo-Wilson, the Executive Director of Lincoln Park Coast Cultural District (LPCCD). He is leading the transformation of a low-income neighborhood in Newark, New Jersey into an urban eco-village. His mission is to revitalize the neighborhood by creating an arts and cultural district which includes US Green Building Council (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified housing units, green jobs, music festivals, historic restoration projects and the Museum of African American Music, a Smithsonian Institute Affiliate. Before running LPCCD, Baye was the Director of the New Jersey office of the Regional Plan Association, the nation’s oldest private, non-profit regional planning organization. He received a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and English from Rutgers University, a masters degree in Regional Planning from Cornell University and a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania.
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