Earth Day Chat with Patagonia CEO

Rose Marcario

Patagonia's CEO and President Rose Marcario will talk about her career, gender equity, and sustainability

Starts:  4/22/2015  7:00 PM
Ends: 4/22/2015 8:30 PM
Location: Simmons College, School of Management, 5th Floor

Join us for a conversation with Patagonia CEO and President Rose Marcario as she answers questions about her career path, gender equity, and sustainability.  Dean Patricia Deyton will moderate the discussion.  Light refreshments will be served at 6:30pm, prior to the event, and offer an opportunity for networking.  This event is open to all students, faculty and staff.

Ms. Marcario was named CEO and President of Patagonia in January 2014.  Prior to that, she served as Patagonia’s COO and CFO. Founded in 1973, Patagonia is an outdoor apparel company based in Ventura, California. Patagonia’s mission is to build the best product, cause no unnecessary harm and use business to inspire and implement solutions to the environmental crisis. Since 1985, Patagonia has dedicated 1 per cent of sales each year to environmental causes.

The event is sponsored by Simmons School of Management's Net Impact chapter, an on-campus organization that is part of a broader network of over 280 chapters and 50,000 members worldwide, supporting the next generation’s leaders in using business skills for social and environmental good.