Recorded on January 2015

Lisa Jackson's Hurricane Katrina Experience


Lisa Jackson, VP of Environmental Initiatives at Apple and former EPA Administrator, grew up in New Orleans.  Here, Jackson discusses her family's experience when Hurricane Katrina hit her hometown.  " When you say that something that used to happen every 20 years or 50 years is going to start happening every few years, you can't hear that and not remember the years it took to get my mom and the family back together, the convulsions of that city over who could rebuild and where they could rebuild, and the threat that the civic society, the society would be pulled apart by people's belief that they weren't going to get treated fairly," said Jackson.

Speakers at this Event

Vice President, Environmental Initiatives, Apple

Former Chair, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)