Join OAP at our April 1st Convening and meet speaker Saleem Chapman!
Saleem Chapman is Sustainable Business Network’s Policy and Advocacy Manager. In this role, Saleem is leading SBN’s policy and advocacy function, including advancing the SBN Good Economy Challenge by engaging members in the campaign, mobilizing and building support amongst SBN’s organizational allies, and working with policy-makers to implement our recommended policies. Saleem is also working to keep SBN engaged in other policy discussions pertinent to building a sustainable economy in the region.
Saleem brings significant experience in government relations and public policy and most recently worked as Director of Strategy and Policy for the Clean Air Council (CAC). In this position, Saleem worked to increase CAC’s influence on policy, and was instrumental in establishing the organization’s environmental justice program, aimed at reducing disproportionate exposure to environmental health risk in low-income and communities of color. Saleem holds a Bachelor’s in Biomedical Engineering from Drexel University, as well as a Bachelor’s in Political Science and a Master’s in Public Administration, both from Penn State University.
Saleem is deeply committed to local economy issues, environmental policy, and social justice, and looks forward to employing this commitment towards the benefit of SBN’s members and mission.
OpenAccessPhilly is a movement of civic-minded, innovative, entrepreneurial types who convene monthly to share projects and passion. More info: www.openaccessphilly.com .
Our next convening is: Friday, April 1st 2016 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (EDT)
Location: Alter Hall, IEI Room, Temple University Main Campus, 1801 Liacouras Walk, Philadelphia, PA
Theme: Neighborhood economic development
Our evolving speaker lineup:
• Ellen Weber (our host) – Executive Director, Temple University Fox School of Business, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute
• Lee Huang – Senior Vice President & Principal at Econsult Solutions Inc.
• Saleem Chapman – Policy and Advocacy Manager for the Sustainable Business Network
• Omar Woodard – Executive Director of the Greenlight Fund
RSVP for your free tickets here: http://bit.ly/1phP0i3
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