Global Youth Changemaker Conversation Series
The institute of World Affairs recently hosted Conversation Series where educators had the opportunity to engage in discussions that celebrated the remarkable efforts of young individuals who are actively changing the world. Throughout the series, change makers from diverse sectors shared their personal experiences, innovative ideas and achievements. This insightful conversations not only provided valuable inspiration for educators to incorporate into their teachings but also highlighted real life examples that can enrich classroom discussions.
Stanley Anigbogu, Nigeria
Stanley is the C.E.O. and Founder of LightEd, a company that recycles electrical and electronic waste to provide energy solutions to rural families. He is deeply committed to using technology to help mitigate climate change and create a world where everyone has equal access to clean, affordable energy. Stanley Anigbogu is an award-winning, internationally recognized innovator and filmmaker. He received the UN-Habitat Scroll of Honor Award in 2022, Winner World Bank Group Pitch Competition in 2022, J & J Champions of Science 2020, a Diana Award Recipient, a Falling Walls Engaged Winner in 2021, The Opportunity Desk Impact Challenge Winner in 2021, a Google Creative Campus Fellow for 2020, a Fishbowl Grand Prize Winner, and a Top 50 Finalist for the Global Students Prize and Y.G.C. Recoupling Awards 2022.
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This event was supported in part by grant funding from the U.S. Department of Education’s Title VI National Resource Centers program. The content of this event does not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.