We are excited to announce the next Living Earth Youth Dialogue: Sharing From the Heart! For our August dialogue, Brinley Dai will moderate a discussion with Christina Lee, Claire Xu, and Ashritha Kalakuntla on the topic of Water Conservation!
In this youth conversation, Christina, Claire, and Ashritha will sit together to discuss an important topic: water conservation, specifically focusing on rivers and lakes. This engaging conversation brings together these inspiring young individuals’ unique perspectives and experiences. Throughout the event, these three young high school and college students will share their insights, research findings, and innovative approaches, including artistic, informatic, and community-building wise, to water conservation. They will explore the importance of rivers and lakes as essential components of our ecosystems, discussing their challenges and potential solutions for their preservation. This youth conversation creates an opportunity for exchanging ideas, raising awareness, and encouraging collective action for a world with sustainable water resources.
1. Christina Lee – Experimental HS Attached to BNU
Christina Lee is a rising senior attending The Experimental High School Attached to Beijing Normal University. With a passion for living on islands and immersing herself in nature, she brings a unique perspective to the discussion.Christina is also a national team member for the European Girls’ Olympiad in Informatics, and the Intersection Club president, focusing on promoting female STEM opportunities, showcasing her dedication towards academic excellence and commitment to better the world.
2. Claire Xu – Stanford
Claire Xu is a rising junior studying at Stanford University. As a sustainable artist and founder of the Climatter Association, she utilizes her artistic abilities to promote environmental sustainability .Claire’s passion lies in exploring the intricate relationship between humans and water, applying technologies such as GIS to monitor statistics. Her dedication to fostering a deeper understanding of water conservation through art makes her a significant contributor to the conversation.
3. Ashritha Kalakuntla – Ed W. Clark HS
Ashritha Kalakuntla is an exceptional student attending EdW. Clark High School. She serves as the president of the Youth Climate Action Coalition chapter and is actively involved in the Youth Conservation Council. Ashritha’s role as an environmental researcher provides her with valuable insights into the challenges and solutions related to water conservation. Her dedication to environmental issues makes her a vital voice in the conversation.
4. Brinley Dai
Brinley Dai, a student at The Experimental High School Attached to BNU, isan accomplished environment alchemist with research in plastic catalysis degradation, Ganges River contaminants, and rainwater purification. She also explores theological and cultural initiatives of environmental actions.
We look forward to seeing you on Friday, August 4th (US)/Saturday,August 5th (China). If you would like a reminder email 24 hours before the event with buttons to join automatically via Zoom, you can RSVP on the event page.
Feel free to reach out if you have any questions or would be interested in joining the Living Earth Youth Dialogues steering committee to help produce these events. Take care.
Jared Morningstar 马杰瑞
ZOOM INFORMATION Meeting URL: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81791484894
Meeting ID 817 9148 4894
Date: Friday, August 4th (US) Saturday, August 5th (China)
Time 6:00pm PDT /9:00pm EDT (US) 9:00am China Standard Time