BWB Talks: #NoFly Tour (Wellington)

18:00 pm
19:00 pm
The Public Trust Hall
Crn Stout St and Lambton Quay

Speakers: Shaun Hendy, Rebecca Priestley, Raven Maeder, Grace Tualualelei

Shaun Hendy FRSNZ is Director of Te Pūnaha Matatini, a New Zealand Centre of Research Excellence hosted by the University of Auckland. Shaun teaches at the University of Auckland, and has been the receipt of numerous awards for his work.

Rebecca Priestley is an Associate Professor, Centre for Science in Society, VUW, and an interdisciplinary scholar and creative non-fiction writer who works at the boundary between science and the humanities.

Raven Maeder is a national organizer for School Strike 4 Climate in Aotearoa, the current Chair of the UNESCO Aotearoa Youth Leaders, and served on the Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association as Campaigns Officer in 2017.

Grace Tualualelei is a second-generation New Zealand born Sāmoan from Wellington and an environmental advocate with a desire to build movements that counter the drivers of climate change: in 2018, she was a youth delegate at COP24 (the 2018 United Nations Climate Change Conference).