Worried about the active and damaging 2017 Atlantic Hurricane season? Are you worried about how your dwelling or building may perform under the impact of a future hurricane? Do you have questions about the linkage between hurricanes and climate change? Can you visualize what may happen when your house interacts with a hurricane? Here is a book that will provide answers to some of your questions. This is a book based on field work in the aftermath of some of the most damaging hurricanes to impact our neck-of-the woods, on years of applied research, and on more than 1500 actual projects implemented to reduce the potential for damage to the built environment from future hurricane impacts. A good read indeed!
A CONVERSATION WITH CAROLINE LEWIS, FOUNDER AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE CLEO INSTITUTE A NON-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATION BASED IN FLORIDA¹
Greetings, I am Ricardo Alvarez and I welcome you to MITIGAT.com ².
Today is Monday the 21st day of July 2014 and we have the pleasure of launching ‘PEER VOICES’, a new segment of MITIGAT.com where we plan to interview leaders, subject-matter experts and concerned members of humanity who have made or are trying to make a difference for the benefit of our communities, and the world, by addressing issues of critical importance.
Today on this warm and sunny, but soon to be muggy and stormy day in South Florida, we are graced by the presence of our good friend Caroline Lewis, an education strategist who builds capacity, promotes innovation and inspires leadership in individuals and institutions. Caroline, our first-ever guest in PEER VOICES is the founder and executive director of The CLEO Institute.
MITIGAT.com: Good morning, Caroline! Welcome to MITIGAT.com!
I always enjoy meeting and having a conversation with you, because I usually learn a lot from you, and I always end up feeling motivated and ready to tackle the big challenges in front of us.
This conversation will be different; you are the first person I interview for the PEER VOICES section of Mitigat.com. So, in a sense you are a guinea pig participating in an experiment.
Are you ready?
Caroline: VERY ready. Thanks for this opportunity, Ricardo, and for YOUR good work