Student Engagement for Sustainability on Campus

an ISCN Student-led Virtual Session

In this interactive webinar, we will explore the role of students in our efforts to accelerate climate action and sustainability in higher education! Participation is open to all interested parties, not exclusively students. Please register for the event through the link above.

28th May 2020

15:00-16:00* CEST (GMT+2)

*In order to facilitate participation for a large audience, as well as to ensure the quality of this session, the structure of the session has been slightly modified.

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Join the event  by clicking here: https://epfl.zoom.us/j/99954538237

Keynote speech: ‘Youth Empowerment in Higher Education and beyond’

Marie-Claire Graf is a Swiss youth advocate for sustainable development and climate action. She is the president of the Swiss Associations of Student Organizations for Sustainability, co-founder and core-team member of the Sustainably Week Switzerland and Sustainability Week International, vice president at the think tank Swiss Youth for Climate and YOUNGO Focal Point 2020, the official youth constituency to the UNFCCC.

Session: ‘GreenTeams – Student-led teams working on the integration of sustainability into their faculty and education’

Sharina Ligtelijn is a master student in Mechanical Engineering at Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands. She has been a part of the very first so called GreenTeam at TU Delft. This is a team of students working on integrating sustainability into their own faculty of TU Delft. She is currently setting up more of these teams across campus since she is the GreenTeams Coordinator at the Green Office of TU Delft (GreenTU).

Marijn van Steen is a master student in Industrial Design Engineering, the chair of GreenTU and former student representative in the Student Council, where she put sustainability on the agenda on a university-wide level.

More info on the GreenTeams: https://www.tudelft.nl/sustainability/get-involved/greentu/

We are looking forward to your participation!