Environmental degradation: Why we should act now - Free Online Session

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Monday, September 5, 2022


8:30 pm


10:00 pm

Beirut/Lebanon Time

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Event details

Environmental degradation: Why we should act now? - Free Online Interactive Session by I Have Learned Academy In Collaboration with the German Foundation: KAS - Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Lebanon office

● The quest of the truth about air pollution in Beirut

● Finding what is socially impactful and economically viable to Lebanon

● The epidemics affecting our health and well being

● Taking the classroom to the streets

● Continuing the fight from within

Speakers' Bio

Najat Aoun Saliba is a member of the Lebanese parliament. She is a Professor in Chemistry at the American University of Beirut. Saliba leads several locally relevant and globally important projects related to understanding the chemistry of inhalable tobacco and non-tobacco smoke and atmospheric aerosols. Taking a multidisciplinary approach, Dr. Saliba has collaborated with many colleagues from the health, engineering, and social science sectors to bring a holistic view to the air pollution problems in the region. In addition, many of her most recent projects concentrate on community-led environmental projects that are based on the co-production of knowledge for finding the most suited local solutions. She is the co-founder and executive director of Khaddit Beirut and the Director and founder of the Environment Academy (EA). In 2021, she was nominated by Apolitical’s 12 most influential people in climate justice and 100 most influential people in Gender Policy.

In 2019, she received the 2019 L’Oréal-UNESCO International Award for Women in Science, the National Order of the Cedar from the President of the Lebanese Republic, the Honorary Cedar Shield from the Speaker of the Parliament of Lebanon and the Paul Harris Fellow Pin from the Rotary Club Beirut Cedars. In addition, in 2019 she was voted among the top 100 most influential women by BBC. In 2016, she received the Lebanese National Council for Scientific Research Award in the Environmental Category.

Booking information

Tickets are free, but booking is a must!

Places are limited, book here: https://ihjoz.com/events/6392#checkout

This session will be online from the comfort of your home.

This session is part of the Free Online Series Program done by I Have Learned Academy in collaboration with KAS: "Thoughts & Talks for a Better Lebanon"

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