Tech For Good In Action!
Do you feel powerless when you hear that by 2050 there will be more plastic than fish in the ocean? And that every year more than 8 million tons of plastic waste ends up in the oceans? And as a nomad worker, an environmental activist, a concerned global citizen you are dying to use your skills to help?
We invite you to learn how innovation can help tackle the current sustainability challenges facing our oceans today and the importance for innovation to tackle global and local issues. We will discuss and share practical examples of how “tech for good” helps tackle these issues and how you, wherever you are, can engage
Skill level: All Level
What People Will Learn:
1. How location independent professionals can use their skills to support global challenges, such as ocean sustainability, climate change and social wellbeing;
2. The importance of innovation to tackle global sustainability challenges problems at the local level;
3. A practical way for location independent professionals and others can engage in global sustainability issues.
About the speaker:
I am Deborah, from Brasil and have been living in Indonesia for over 4 years. Prior to Indonesia, I have lived in Colombia, the US and a few other places in between.I focused my career on creating new strategies to support social entrepreneurs to improve both wellbeing and contribute to environmental sustainability. I am an ocean admirer and love whale sharks!
With over the past 16 years in impact investments, I have worked in Latin America, Africa and Asia for impact investment funds for a variety of institutions: Conservation International, Fauna & Flora International, Incofin Investment Management and the Inter-American Development Bank. Over the last four years I have been living in Indonesia and focusing on projects to foster marine sustainability, such as the creation of over 1 million hectares of marine protected areas in eastern Indonesia.
Event Registration Instructions
This event is free and open to public. Limited to 30 spots. If you want to join this event, please register at the Dojo Front Desk or send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org