EarthEcho International 2021 Youth Leadership Summit

EarthEcho International is uniting hundreds of young people, ages 13-25, from around the world, for learning, networking, and collaboration to restore and protect our ocean planet. Join EarthEcho founder, Philippe Cousteau Jr., in building a global youth movement and register yourself or a young person you know for the 2021 Youth Leadership Summit. 

This 6th annual FREE event connects participants virtually over 2 days for workshops, seminars, art projects and more! Leveraging EarthEcho’s global network of scientists, policy leaders, influencers, and youth change-makers, the focus of the 2021 Youth Leadership Summit builds from a year of work with youth leaders driving #OceanEcho30x30, an initiative to mobilize support for the protection of 30% of the ocean by 2030.

“Now more than ever we need leaders with passion, vision, diverse perspectives and an unwavering dedication to positive change,” said Cousteau. This summit aims to provide a platform for young leaders to connect in real time and build collaboration for continued work.

Highlights from the Summit include: 

  • Updates on 30×30 from EarthEcho founder Philippe Cousteau
  • Lightning Talks with Ocean Leaders
  • Taking Ocean Action through Art
  • Panel & Screening of YOUTH v GOV
  • Peer-to-Peer Networking
  • Environmental Justice Forum
  • Workshops on:
    • Accessing the Blue Economy
    • JEDI in Environmental/Ocean Action
    • Engaging in Ocean Policy

Workshops and sessions will be hosted on Zoom occurring at various times between 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM Eastern time on August 6 & 7, 2021.

To learn more about—and register for—EarthEcho’s 2021 Youth Leadership Summit, visit by August 2.

About EarthEcho International

EarthEcho International is a nonprofit 501c3 organization founded in 2005 by siblings Philippe and Alexandra Cousteau in honor of their father Philippe Cousteau Sr., son of the legendary explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau.

EarthEcho collaborates with youth around the world to provide knowledge and develop tools that drive meaningful environmental action to protect and restore our ocean planet. Reaching more than 2 million people in 146 countries, we support the next generation to become environmental leaders who will transform the future.

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