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Cecily Joseph

Cecily is the Advisor, Initiative for Equity and Social Justice at PGS. Always working to put equity at the center of sustainability, Cecily brings experience working in the tech sector where she oversaw environmental, social, and governance programs, and served as Chief Diversity Officer. Please feel free to reach out to Cecily with your ideas and thoughts on how we can continue to build a more equitable and just world!

3D printed neighborhood

Building A Sustainable Construction Company From The Ground Up

Sustainability, Community

3D-printed homes have been hitting the market. One company, Mighty Buildings, can 3D print structures twice as fast with 95 percent fewer labor hours and 10 times less waste than conventional construction. Started in 2017, the construction technology company spent a few years in “stealth” mode proving out its technology and working with compliance and regulatory …

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Calm river winds through the woods

Our Ongoing Equity and Social Justice Journey

Social Justice, Community

Last year, Presidio Graduate School (PGS) announced its Initiative for Equity & Social Justice with a mission to leverage the PGS student body, faculty, and partnerships to collaborate and create thought leadership, research, and programs on equity and social justice. While we could not have predicted the events of 2020, much of which put racial …

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Philanthropy and Racial Equity: Shifting Focus

Social Justice, Community

As part of the ongoing work we are doing at Presidio Graduate School (PGS) in the area of equity and social justice, we are hosting an event where we will explore the intersection of racial equity and philanthropy. Corporations and foundations have recently pledged billions of dollars to combat racial equity and justice issues. The …

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Sitting at the Intersection of Inclusion and Impact

Social Justice, Community

I recently had the pleasure of sitting down and speaking with Melynnie Rizvi who is Deputy General Counsel and Senior Director of Employment, Inclusion, and Impact at SurveyMonkey. Melynnie holds a powerful role which includes leading both diversity and sustainability. We talked about her journey in this work and some of the important things she …

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Introducing Our Racial Equity in Action Series

Social Justice, Community

Welcome to our new series, Racial Equity in Action. Here, we will explore how, as sustainability and impact leaders, we can move the needle towards a more equitable and just society. Our series will sit at the intersection of racial justice and social responsibility. It will feature insights from the Presidio community as well as …

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