During this In Conversation event, Irina Feygina and Sandhya Dave explored the psychology behind polarisation and the deep identity processes that lead us to take strong positions and defend them vehemently.
Edmond Pruteanu speaks about his motivation for setting up Mentors Without Borders, a group of passionate professionals who are teaching young people from all over the world how to enjoy the process of setting goals and taking steps towards these goals in their chosen fields.
GEN supports Aini Hasanah in efforts to produce, promote and distribute a storybook on primates aimed at engaging the attention of young people around the issue of wildlife conservation at an early stage of their lives.
Daniel Abreu, Manuela Fernandez and Abigail Quic offer live virtual and recorded sessions of eco-psychology and indigenous wisdom in the context of a global crisis and changes under COVID-19 and environmental, societal and economic risk drivers and issues.
The Food Journey, held over three sessions in September, allowed participants to delve deep into the history and travels of food, plants, people and traditions, drawing on the knowledge and experience of all taking part.
Constanza Monterrubio Solís, Mama D Ujuaje, Gary Martin and Merelyn Valdivia Díaz shared their journeys and the transformative experiences which sculpted and informed the approaches they now take with food issues they engage with. Through the lenses of biocultural heritage, critical food advocacy, Community Centred Knowledge, local product commercialisation and Farmer Field Schools, our speakers weaved stories and experiences which sit at the intersections of justice, power and resilience.