“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 Growing-Greener.org, 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