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Design the Future

Lindsay Baker & Kira Gould

Women are living, learning, and leading towards a sustainable future. Their stories can help us all accelerate toward that vision in the built environment. Design the Future is a podcast created to elevate and explore the voices of women driving sustainable practices in the built environment and related fields. Lindsay Baker, a sustainability and social impact leader, and Kira Gould, a writer and communications strategist, host these conversations.

Recent Episodes

Kathryn Wright on making people the focus of sustainable buildings work October 21, 2021 Episode artwork Robyn Eason on building relationships to help cities thriveOctober 07, 2021 Episode artwork Katie Ackerly on housing as the core of a resilient futureSeptember 23, 2021 Episode artwork Marta Schantz on real estate's role in sustainability and decarbonization September 09, 2021 Episode artwork Lindsay Baker on climate activism and her new role as ILFI CEOAugust 05, 2021 Episode artwork Dana Bourland on affordable housing advancing justiceJuly 29, 2021 Episode artwork Daphany Rose Sanchez on energy equity market transformations July 15, 2021 Episode artwork Johanna Partin on ditching fossil gas and the power of city-level changeJuly 08, 2021 Episode artwork Martha Campbell on decarbonizing the built environmentJune 17, 2021 Episode artwork Pamela Conrad on carbon sequestration and why neutral is not enoughJune 10, 2021 Episode artwork Kate Simonen on building decarbonization and scaling impactJune 03, 2021 Episode artwork Michelle Moore on clean energy for community powerMay 20, 2021 Episode artwork Chandra Farley on energy equity and a just transitionMay 13, 2021 Episode artwork Jasmin Moore on local governance for a positive future May 06, 2021 Episode artwork Renée Lertzman on climate action as change managementApril 29, 2021 Episode artwork Kirsten Ritchie on big goals for building betterApril 22, 2021 Episode artwork Daniele Horton on real estate and scaling climate actionApril 15, 2021 Episode artwork Wanda Dalla Costa on indigeneity, design with communities, and connectednessMarch 11, 2021 Episode artwork Jennifer Leitsch on science based targets, risk, and a changing worldFebruary 18, 2021 Episode artwork Michelle Amt on storytelling, improv, and reinventing the worldFebruary 11, 2021 Episode artwork Whitney Gray on the power of place to benefit livesFebruary 04, 2021 Episode artwork Lynn Simon on the systems of sustainability and radical resilienceJanuary 28, 2021 Episode artwork Adrienne Johnson on buildings as part of a just energy transitionJanuary 21, 2021 Episode artwork Anica Landreneau on advocacy leadershipJanuary 14, 2021 Episode artwork Heather Rosenberg on resilient communities where people can thriveDecember 10, 2020 Episode artwork