Event Title

Lessons of Environmental Cooperation for the Workplace

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Location

Columbus State University

Start Date

12-1-2022 2:00 PM

Description

Dr. Suzanne Simard posits that, “In ecosystems, there is no bigotry. There is only reciprocity, only mutual respect.” Through her experience studying trees and understanding their behaviors, she argues that we have much to learn from the ways natural life interacts and coexists. Simard draws powerful connections between the coordination and competition present in natural ecosystems and the ways we cooperate and compete at work. She helps organizations come to a better understanding of what it means to foster a network of trust, collaboration, and engagement, to the mutual benefit of members across the entire organization. Suzanne Simard is a Professor of Forest Ecology at the University of British Columbia and the leader of The Mother Tree Project, which researches forest renewal practices that will protect biodiversity against climate change. She has a global reputation as a research pioneer on tree connectivity and communication. Dr. Simard delivers powerful lectures about the fascinating interconnectedness of trees and her revolutionary work on The Mother Tree Project. She also emboldens women of all ages to pursue STEM careers, highlights the crucial role forests play in combating climate change, and emphasizes the importance of appreciating our natural world.

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Jan 12th, 2:00 PM

Lessons of Environmental Cooperation for the Workplace

Columbus State University

Dr. Suzanne Simard posits that, “In ecosystems, there is no bigotry. There is only reciprocity, only mutual respect.” Through her experience studying trees and understanding their behaviors, she argues that we have much to learn from the ways natural life interacts and coexists. Simard draws powerful connections between the coordination and competition present in natural ecosystems and the ways we cooperate and compete at work. She helps organizations come to a better understanding of what it means to foster a network of trust, collaboration, and engagement, to the mutual benefit of members across the entire organization. Suzanne Simard is a Professor of Forest Ecology at the University of British Columbia and the leader of The Mother Tree Project, which researches forest renewal practices that will protect biodiversity against climate change. She has a global reputation as a research pioneer on tree connectivity and communication. Dr. Simard delivers powerful lectures about the fascinating interconnectedness of trees and her revolutionary work on The Mother Tree Project. She also emboldens women of all ages to pursue STEM careers, highlights the crucial role forests play in combating climate change, and emphasizes the importance of appreciating our natural world.