Discover how youth leadership and innovation can contribute to addressing global climate change and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by joining our upcoming webinar series titled "Fostering Youth-Led Innovation for the SDGs." Delivered jointly by Entrepreneurship @ Environment at the University of Waterloo and Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University, this series will explore ‘how’ and ‘why’ transformative approaches to education can be used as a vehicle for empowering young people to drive the type of innovations and entrepreneurial ventures that are necessary to drive progress on the 2030 agenda.
The webinars, held from June to October, will cover topics such as sustainability curriculum design, scaling and commercializing sustainable ventures, climate communications and much more. Designed to be inclusive in its content delivery and relevancy, this series is open to all with a passion for driving systemic change for sustainable development. Additionally, this series will tie into COP28, where a white paper on sustainability education will be presented in Dubai to emphasize the criticality of transformative educational approaches that empower young entrepreneurs as global citizens for sustainability.
Webinar Series Details:
Purpose: Foster youth leadership, innovation, and entrepreneurial capabilities through transformative approaches to sustainability education and training.
Target Audience(s): Youth (18-30), educators, trainers, practitioners, entrepreneurs, and researchers.
Timeline: Spanning from June to October 2023, this webinar series consists of six virtual webinars led by experts in the field on topics including sustainability curriculum development, youth innovation and leadership skills development, and ethics in action, among other themes relating to Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and youth leadership.
Accessibility: Webinars will be delivered with live translation in English, French, and Spanish. Webinars will also incorporate a range of innovative approaches to knowledge dissemination, mobilization, and translation.