International Sustainable Community Development 2011 Speaker Series
Promoting international community development that is environmentally sound, economically productive, & socially just
Founder of the Urban Vision
Thursday, May 19
2 p.m. in Urban Center 270
506 S.W. Mill St.
7 p.m. in PSU Multicultural Center (room 228) Smith Center
1825 S.W. Broadway
Prathima Manohar is an architect, critic, writer and a TV Journalist; a contributing columnist on architecture, urban development and design with India’s leading news daily – The Times of India. She has also written for the International Herald Tribune and the Architectural Record. A former correspondent with French TV news channels France24 and TF1, Prathima did news reports, interviews and documentaries on Indian economy, developmental and cultural issues. Prathima is the founder of the Urbanism think tank The Urban Vision which focuses on solutions-driven research; advocates best practices in policy and design; and facilitates public dialogue on policy choices.
This is the inaugural ISCD speaker series of The School of Urban Studies & Planning highlighting community development programs and initiatives that underscore PSU’s sustainability mission. This year’s speakers have strong ties to The School of Urban Studies & Planning and bring an incredible breadth and depth of experience to share. All sessions are free and open to the public.
Co-sponsors: College of Urban and Public Affairs, School of Urban Studies & Planning, School of Community Health, PSU Multi-Cultural Center, PSU Foundation International Community Development Fund