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TSL Partner Power Summit: CLIMATE JUSTICE our first speakers confirmed!

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TSL is delighted to confirm the first speakers taking part in our upcoming TSL Partner Power Summit: CLIMATE JUSTICE on 11-16 July 2022!

Xiye Bastida

Xiye Bastida is a 19 year old climate justice activist who is from the Otomi-Toltec Indigenous community located in Central Mexico. She is an organizer, author, speaker, and student who is driven to make the climate movement more inclusive and diverse. She is an organizer with Fridays For Future and the co-founder of Re-Earth Initiative, an international youth-led organization that focuses on highlighting the intersectionality of the climate crisis.

Xiye will be a panellist in our discussion on ‘How addressing Racial and Indigenous inequality can help to combat the climate crisis’ on July 14 (12.00-13.00 UTC)

Tobi Ade-Odachi is a youth activist and member of the UK Youth Climate Coalition working to Empowering youth to engage with the climate crisis. Tobi is a Graduate Engineer from the University of Bristol, interested in the sustainable development of systems with the use of economic, environmental and technology policies and the effects of climate degradation on developed systems.

Tobi will be a panellist in our discussion on ‘How addressing intergenerational and educational inequality can help to combat the climate crisis’ on July 13 (12.00-13.00 UTC)

Vassilis Gkoumas

Vassilis is a PhD student at the Land Economy Department and a Researcher at the Cambridge Centre for Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Governance (C-EENRG). He is researching the economic and social impacts of protected areas on local communities.

Prior to starting his PhD, he worked on corporate social responsibility projects in the USA, with a focus on funding start-ups based in disadvantaged communities, and on a project converting abandoned houses into shelters for unaccompanied minors in Greece.

Vassilis will be leading a workshop on Nature-based solutions: How to implement and finance them equitably? on July 16 (09.00-10.00 UTC)

Compass Education are a GLOBAL MOVEMENT of educators and change agents who believe that a flourishing, sustainable world begins with our students and schools, empowering learning communities to educate and act for a sustainable future.

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