Practices for Sustainable Living
- Class Semester:
- Winter 2024
- Date Range:
- Feb 12, 2024 - Mar 10, 2024
- Class Dates:
- No Scheduled Class Meetings, February 12 - March 10 (Online)
- Somayeh Rokhgireh
- This is a 4-week online course.
Somayeh is a visionary executive advisor with more than a decade experience as entrepreneur, sustainability professional, process excellence and optimization specialist as well as being a proven professional architect.
She has master’s degree (M.Arch) in sustainable design with extensive experience and expertise in sustainable architecture. Driven by her strong passion, she pursued education at wider perspective of sustainability leadership and business management. She obtained her credential in Green Economy and Sustainability Management & Enterprise Process Excellence programs from Ryerson University as well as Business Sustainability Management program at University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. She is also a LSS certified Blackbelt (CBB) from American Society of Quality (ASQ).
Somayeh won the sustainability first place award in 2008 at the MIPIM International competition in Architecture Design and has been collaborating with Pictet and Cie Swiss Bank on the Prix Pictet project on sustainability.
Somayeh is currently a lead instructor and course development specialist for the Sustainability Management, Lean Six Sigma continuous improvement and Green Economy certificate programs at Ryerson University. She is pursuing her academic ambition to be an academic lecturer in sustainability within global universities and continue her consulting and entrepreneurship activities within the global markets.