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New Meetup: An Introduction to Green Jobs

From: user 7.
Sent on: Friday, May 8, 2009 3:57 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for CarbonfreeDC: Climate Change, Clean Energy & Sustainability!

What: An Introduction to Green Jobs

When: June 22,[masked]:30 PM

Where: Ebenezers Coffeehouse (201 F Street NE, Capitol Hill)


The term "Green Jobs" is everywhere these days. During the presidential election, the stimulus debate and the budget discussions, "Green Jobs" kept popping up.

Many of our members have expressed interest in pursuing a green job, but there is a lot of confusion about what this term really means. Who is qualified for a green job? What kind of work would you do? How much do they pay? Where do I find them?

To help beginners get answers to their questions about green jobs, CarbonfreeDC is hosting "An Introduction to Green Jobs" on June 22nd at 6:30pm at Ebenezers Coffeehouse (201 F St. NE) on Capitol Hill.

Anca Novacovici, founder of Eco-Coach and a green jobs expert, will give a presentation and answer your questions about green jobs. Anca has literally written the book on green jobs and is working with Washington businesses to develop a green job training program in DC.

About the Presenter:

  • Anca Novacovici is a seasoned management consultant who helps businesses of all sizes cut costs by becoming more environmentally and socially sustainable. She has worked for almost a decade in strategic planning, change management, business process redesign, benchmarking, training, and communications.
  • Her clients have included small and large businesses, government organizations and non-profits in various sectors, including energy, health care and telecommunications. She is the co-author of "Sustainability 101: A Toolkit for Your Business" as well as a newly released book 'DC Metro Area Green Career and Jobs Guide'.
  • Eco-Coach (, the sustainability consulting and training practice she founded in 2006, provides services and tools that make the transition to a sustainable business or lifestyle easier and cost-effective. The company's talented network of over 100 diverse consultants gives Eco-Coach the flexibility to customize services according to a client's specific needs and budget.
  • Anca obtained her Masters of Business Administration in International Management from Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management, and her Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University.


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