Join Mick Smyer for a Panel Discussion on March 24, 2022

The Resilience of Older Women and Climate Change”

Sponsored by the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics

Expert panelists will discuss the role of behavior in climate change and increased environmental risk, resulting in degradation of all human rights. Speakers will discuss current lifespan initiatives and best practices across the globe, highlighting regions and activities where older women are taking the lead in mitigating negative outcomes. 


Amal Abou Rafeh, Chief of Programme on Ageing, UN DESA Martha Bial, PhD, Fordham University, UN IAGG Team 

Nancy A. Pachana, PhD, Clinical Geropsychologist and Co-Director of the University of Queensland Ageing Mind Initiative 

Michael Smyer, PhD, Founder/CEO of, Climate Action for a Warming World 

Toni C. Antonucci, PhD, IAGG Secretary General, University of Michigan Collegiate Professor, Moderator and Discussant 

Robin C. Fenley, PhD, Fordham University, UN IAGG Team, Program Coordinator