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EMERGE: Leading for Positive Change

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Starts On - February 16, 2017 - 5:00pm
Ends On - February 16, 2017 - 7:30pm
828 Fort Street Mall, Suite 100
Honolulu , HI 96813

Building leadership skills is important to professional development, especially when it comes to prioritizing tasks and addressing future challenges.

Kathleen O'Brien, author of EMERGE: A Strategic Leadership Model for the Sustainable Building Community and founder and retired principal of O'Brien & Company, will lead a one-hour Q & A disucssion about an approach to leadership that works regardless of title and position and is specifically designed to bring about positive change in and through our built environment.

Following the discussion, we will launch Kathleen's book, EMERGE: A Strategic Leadership Model for the Sustainable Building Community and continue the conversation over light refreshments. Individuals in the building industry and community are encouraged to attend and join us in the conversation. Pau Hana to follow.

Continuing education credits — This event qualifies for one self-reported GBCI CEU credit.

Mahalo to our partners and supporters for making this possible: AIA Honolulu YAF, UH Office of Sustainability, and University of Hawaii School of Architecture.


5-5:20 p.m. Gather questions/mingle
5:20-5:30 p.m. Introduce Kathleen O'Brien
5:30-6:30 p.m. Q&A discussion
6:30-7:30 p.m. Book launch & networking


This event is open to individuals in the green building community and community members with interest to creating positive change in our built environment.

  • $5 for students
  • $10 for USGBC Hawaii and AIA Honolulu Members
  • $15 for nonmembers

This is a zero waste event. Please consider bringing your own reusable water bottle and cup.