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CELC Webinar: Resilience Through a West Texas City Lens

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us as we explore the unique challenges and opportunities that West Texas cities face in building resilience. This session will delve into how these communities navigate economic, environmental, and social resilience in the face of adversity.

Date:  July 18th
Time: 10:00 am CST
Speaker: Nicole Ferrini, Climate & Sustainability Officer, City of El Paso

Nicole Ferrini holds degrees in both interior design and architecture from Texas Tech University. It is from that basis in the world of design that Nicole launched her career building better, stronger, more prosperous communities. In 2007, she founded Uncommon LLC as a mechanism to affect positive change within the built environment. The Uncommon concept of “Build for Life” is about creating environments that move with the way we live now and change for the way we will live tomorrow, while always maintaining respect for the rich cultural history that represents where we’ve come from.

Nicole is a founding member of the USGBC Chihuahuan Desert Chapter, Eco El Paso Founding Board Member, and member of the Congress for New Urbanism. Through her work with these organizations, Nicole has established herself as a community leader working to raise the bar for design and provoke a new conversation among civic leaders, industry professionals and the community at large. Most recently Nicole acted as spearhead for the GRO El Paso Initiative, focused on building grass roots resilience at a regional scale with emphasis on issues ranging from climate instability, resource conservation and crisis management, to urban development and social justice.


July 18
10:00 am - 11:00 am