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Women of Influence in Politics and WORLD Series Lecture: "Women as Environmental Leaders"

Judith Enck, regional administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, will deliver this spring’s Women of Influence in Politics Series lecture as part of the Russell Sage WORLD Series about the unique role women have and will continue to play as environmental leaders in our state and in the nation, as well as environmental issues that are the current focus of the President and the EPA, including climate change.

Date: Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Time: 1:00 pm

Duration: 1 hour

Location: Bush Memorial Center - Troy Campus

Contact: Professor Pamela Katz, 244-2067,

Judith Enck

Enck was appointed regional administrator of Region 2 of the EPA by President Barack Obama. She administers federal programs governing air and water pollution, industrial discharges, toxic substances, pesticides, protection of streams, lakes and the ocean, solid and hazardous wastes, the cleanup of chemical spills and abandoned hazardous waste sites, and more. Previously, she was deputy secretary for the environment in the New York State Governor’s Office.

The WORLD Series is a year-long lecture series for first-year Russell Sage students, the campus community and the public, focusing on topics of global and national importance, women's lives, science and technology, and the arts. WORLD stands for “Women Owning Responsibility for Learning and Doing.”