Virtual Lecture Series: Black Cornerstone of the American Landscape
February 23, 2021
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online
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Join landscape designer and horticulturist Wambui Ippolito as she explores the journey and legacy of Africa’s forced migrant children and their impact on America’s plant and food industry. This presentation will take place on Zoom and registration is free. 

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Bio:

Wambui Ippolito is a landscape designer, horticulturist and graduate of the New York Botanical Garden’s School of Professional Horticulture. She develops programming for museums, public gardens and parks exploring the broader context of horticulture, focusing on the intersections between migration, design, history, culture and science. She lectures both in the USA and internationally. In her former career, Wambui worked as a Development & Democracy Consultant at international organizations both in the USA and around the world. She is multilingual, fluent in five languages. Wambui is also the founder of the BIPOC Hort Group, a multicultural professional organization with membership from the USA, Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean.


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