Elizabeth Campbell leading youth to tackle global environmental challenges

E.Campbell_photo.pngElizabeth Campbell (NU Edmonton 2014-15) has been working as a coordinator for Decarbonize, "The world's largest synthesis of youth research, recommended policy & action on Climate Change." The University of Alberta Daily News recently interviewed her about how she came to lead a team of youth representatives from high schools from 14 countries who synthesized their research and made recommendations at COP22 in Marrakesh, Morocco in 2016. Elizabeth says that she doesn't necessarily see herself as leader, but more of a facilitator who encourages young people to take leadership themselves. “They all could be [world leaders]. We want these students to think about the bigger picture and realize that they are leaders and they can influence change.” 

Read the full story on the University of Alberta website or download the pdf here.