Hacking for Conservation & Development Webinar

PAUWES Climate Change and Gender Club are organizing a Webinar with Jay Sullivan—Commitment mentor at the Clinton Global Initiative University, entitled: Hacking for Conservation & Development: Designing Solutions for Impact, on the 29th January 2019 at 4:00 pm (GMT +1) at PAUWES.

Jay Sullivan is the Open Innovation Research Fellow at Conservation X Labs where he researches critical conservation and development problems and helps develop insight to build corresponding open innovation competitions, challenges, and prizes. Previously, he completed a Fulbright scholarship in Malaysia, interned in the Obama White House’s Office of Social Innovation, and worked on access to education in Uganda. As a student, he co-founded the You Don’t Say? The campaign, a global social media campaign on language and inclusion. Jay also serves as a mentor for Clinton Global Initiative University. He graduated from Duke University in 2016

Description: We are in the middle of a period of extraordinary change on the planet – a sixth great mass extinction of biodiversity, global climate change, and rapid periods of development. Our challenges will increase as billions emerge into middle class placing new demands on the planet, exacerbated by climate change. When designing solutions and analysing policy decisions, knowing your assumptions, testing hypotheses, and applying principles of a lean start-up can be valuable tools to enhance your work. This webinar will offer participants an introduction to larger global trends in conservation and development particularly with climate change; provide ways to effectively communicate the impact of your work, and teach core skills for developing solutions and products in a changing planet.

Webinar Link: https://rarsus.adobeconnect.com/hacking4dev/

28 January 2019

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