Harnessing your own power

We all hold power in weird and wonderful ways. Whether you're a passionate public speaker, part of your schools eco-group or use creativity to bring people together, this session will give you examples of how some inspiring individuals have harnessed their power in different ways to transform our world.

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Art
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This session is being delivered by:

Muthoni Wanyoike (she/her)

Muthoni Wanyoike is a Programme Assistant at environmental charity Global Action Plan. Originally from Kenya, Muthoni came to the UK to study and graduated with a law degree. She was always passionate about environmental conservation growing up but more recently her interests have expanded to include issues surrounding sustainable development. 

A picture of Toni standing in front of a white wall. She is smiling at the camera.

Raheen Fatima (she/her)

Raheen Fatima is a 15 year old girl from Pakistan. She is a grade 10 student and a multi-award-winning GEN-Z Peace & Climate Change Activist. She is also a SDGs Ambassador, Teacher, Stand-up comedian, TEDx Speaker, Theatre Actor, Sustainability Entrepreneur, and Podcaster.

Raheen is smiling at the camera

Josephine Becker (she/they)

Josephine Becker is a movement organiser, PhD student on activist knowledge and degrowth and co-hosts the YIKES Podcast. Their work pursues climate justice, feminism, anti-oppression and community-led futures. They are also active on instagram as @treesnpeace where their writing is featured.  

Josephine is pictured in front of a white wall, she is smiling at the camera.

Zara Hawkins (she/her) and Ashton Hawkins (he/him), Hidden Plastic

Zara and Ashton Hawkins are siblings who have been passionate about the ocean and marine life from an early age. They started their own organisation Hidden Plastic to raise awareness about plastic that exists everywhere in our environment breaking down into microplastics. In 2022, Zara & Ashton became ambassadors for the Planeteer Alliance, a network that supports young voices from around the globe. They are also currently in the midst of a 30+week video campaign challenging PepsiCo to sponsor 20 of The Ocean Cleanup Interceptors ($15.5m), which would enormously help with the cleanup of single-use plastic waste that has reached the ocean over many decades.

Ashton and Zara are smiling at the camera while standing in front of a massive globe

Nyombi Morris (he/him)

Nyombi Morris is a Youth Climate Justice Activist from Fridays for Future Uganda. He is the CEO of an Earth Volunteers non-profit organisation and is also the winner of the Earth Champion Award 2022.

Nyombi is standing in a wood area, holding a small sapling aloft while making the peace sign and smiling at the camera

Shelot Masithi (she/her) 

Shelot Masithi is a climate justice activist and Dais speaker for Force of Nature. She is also the Executive Director of She4Earth, a youth-led non-profit which educates children and young people about climate change, biodiversity conservation, and indigenous knowledge systems. Shelot’s work involves conservation, adaptation, building awareness with scientists, psychologists, and indigenous leaders. She’s also Algalita’s Stay Stoked 2021 awardee.

Josephine is pictured in front of a white wall, she is smiling at the camera.

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