Yale Himalaya Initiative

environment | livelihood | culture

Everest, learning on the way to the summit

Event time: 
Friday, October 7, 2016 - 4:15pm
41C, Conference Room, Sage Hall See map
205 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 
Juan Pablo Ruiz Soto
Successful Mount Everest climber(2 times) 
Consultant (Peace and Environment) at UNDP
Former Natural Resources Specialist at The World Bank

Friday, October 7

After an expedition to Everest, Juan Pablo decided to resign from the World Bank to lead the Colombian team
to reach the highest peak of each continent, a project so-called seven summits. They finished the project in April 2016 and one of their colleagues made the seven summits without a leg. His presentation will focus in the application of Everest experience at organization development and planning.