Our Last Chance for Change

Inspiring Conversations for the Sustainability Curious

Webinar Previously Held

September 14th, 2021

The urgent message underscored by the international report on the climate crisis, and unprecedented droughts and wildfire seasons is startlingly clear: every individual and organization, at every level of society, must take meaningful and immediate action to help ensure a healthy future. Join the live conversation as we speak with Rita Kampalath, Sustainability Program Director for the Los Angeles County Chief Sustainability Office, to learn about the intersecting issues of climate change and water scarcity, and the roles we can play as individuals, businesses, and organizations to create positive changes through policy and actions.

Our Expert

This webinar will be hosted by Rita Kampalath, Ph.D., P.E., the Sustainability Program Director, Los Angeles County Chief Sustainability Office.

Rita Kampalath, Ph.D., P.E.

Rita Kampalath, Ph.D., P.E.

Sustainability Program Director, Los Angeles County Chief Sustainability Office

Rita joined Los Angeles County's Chief Sustainability Office in June 2017. As a Sustainability Program Director, she supports development and implementation of the County's first sustainability plan, as well as sustainability–related policies. Prior to joining the County, Rita was the Science and Policy Director of the non–profit Heal the Bay. Rita also worked for Geosyntec Consultants on a range of water quality projects. Rita received a B.S. in chemical engineering from Columbia University, and an M.S. in chemical engineering and a Ph.D. in civil/environmental engineering from UCLA.