Creating A New Climate: For Earth, For Women, for Justice

Date

Tue Sep 22 2020 - Fri Sep 25 2020

Time

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/Chicago
  • Date: Tue Sep 22 2020 - Fri Sep 25 2020
  • Time: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Creating A New Climate: For Earth, For Women, for Justice

In Celebration of #UN75

DATE & TIME
September 22 – 25 | 6PM EDT

 

 

Tuesday, September 22

6PM – 7PM EDT There’s No Plan(et) B: Mobilizing Youth for Climate Action
Today’s youth are the first generation to come of age during rapid climate change, and they have the most at stake in how society responds to it. We know that climate change will bring economic and environmental challenges as well as opportunities. Climate education is a necessary foundation for them to understand and help tackle the climate crisis. As such, this topic be timely (taking place during Climate Week) and offer perspectives from a professionally diverse group of climate experts to effectively build the solid foundation for a low carbon and sustainable economy.

Speakers:
Justin Winters, Founder & Executive Director, One Earth (Moderator)
Julia Jackson, Founder, Grounded
Vasser Seydel, Deep Sea Mining Campaign Director, The Oxygen Project
Kevin Patel, Youth Climate Activist

 

Wednesday, September 23

6PM Bridging the Gap: Achieving a Poverty Free Future for Girls
Around the world, women and girls face barriers to education, the workforce, healthcare and equality that perpetuate the cycles of poverty. Now, international progress advancing living and working conditions for women is being rolled back due to COVID-19 — and it will take partnerships between youth activists and the nonprofit and corporate sectors to help break the cycle.

Speakers:
Alison Moore, CEO, Comic Relief US
Stephanie Hull, President & CEO, Girls Inc.
Komal Ahmad, Founder & President, Copia
Jamira Burley, Activist and Next-Gen Community Social Impact Strategist

 

Thursday, September 24

6PM EDT Find Your Spark: Harnessing the Innovation Mindset
By bringing together thought leaders who are pioneering change across a variety of industries, we have the potential to solve issues from inequalities to global poverty, healthcare challenges, and more. And, as people work to build more collaborative, diverse and creative cultures and work environments, there is an opportunity to promote innovation as the key to creating positive change.

Speakers:
Gitanjali Rao, Inventor & Scientist
Angela Hwang, Group President, Pfizer Biopharmaceuticals Group

 

Friday, September 25

6PM EDT The Next Gen CEO
These student CEOs are the masters of now. We’ll discuss next gen entrepreneurship as the new normal, and how gen z is poised to shake up the business world for the better.

Speakers:
Trisha Prabhu, Founder & CEO, ReThink
Morgan Lynzi, Founder, WellDamn
Daphne Armstrong, Founder & CEO, SUP CUP
Julia Haber, Founder & CEO, Home from College and WAYV

 


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