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 https://www.earthecho.org/youth-summit 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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