The first recipients of the newly created David Suzuki Foundation Fellowship feature conversations with Brett Dolter, Jerome Laviolette, and Melina Laboucan-Massimo. We are also joined by Harpreet Johal the DSF Senior Fellowship Specialist who shares more information about this program. I am looking forward to a fun and engaging conversation as we learn what this opportunity means as they dig into their individual interests around finance, transportation, and sustainability. I hope you can join us!
Al Gore s an American politician and environmentalist who served as the 45th Vice President of the United States from 1993 to 2001 under President Bill Clinton. At the end of Clinton’s second term, Gore was picked as the Democratic nominee for the 2000 presidential election. After leaving office, Gore remained prominent as an author and environmental activist, whose work in climate change activism earned him (jointly with the IPCC) the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007. He talks about ctivism, the many faces of denial and hope.
Naomi is a Canadian author, social activist, and filmmaker known for her political analyses and criticism of corporate globalization and capitalism. She discusses her views of the world and her new book No Is Not Enough, Resisting the Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need. We talk about why we need history, politics, strategy and optimism and that another world is possible.
Ann discusses her career and her new musical The Mysteries. Ann is fascinated with the ancient myth of Persephone in the underworld and believes that its powerful impact on the thought leaders of western civilisation has continued through the centuries. She trusts that if we can revision the myth the impact could change the world.
Olena is the Director of The Climate Reality Projects Leadership Training. Olena talks about what brought her to working with Al Gore’s team, Climate Reality Project training and what trainers and leaders can accomplish and expect from the conference.