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Women in Cleantech & Sustainability

November 2, 2019

Lysondra Ludwig will speak at Women in Cleantech and Sustainability's 6th Annual WCS Talks - a full day TED-Style event and startup pitch competition hosted by Google.

Join her for her talk on "Women Decision Makers and their Impact on Climate Change."

https://www.womenincleantechsustainability.org/wcs-talks-2019/

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