Karen Weigert

Vice President

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Karen Weigert provides leadership in the areas of strategy development and execution that grows slipstream’s impacts focused on decarbonization and resilience.

Weigert's experience includes serving as Chief Sustainability Officer for Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. During her tenure, she developed the 2015 Sustainable Chicago Action Agenda, which outlines ambitious sustainability goals for the city, as well as a roadmap to help residents and businesses contribute. A leader in clean energy advocacy and volunteerism, Weigert co-founded Chicago Women and Green and the Greencorps Chicago's youth program. Additionally, she produced "Carbon Nation," a documentary film that focuses on positive solutions to climate change.