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Feminist Climate Ambassadors – the second webinar


Educational Centre Visio’s and Green European Foundation’s project Feminists in the Climate Movement culminates in a training programme for 29 feminist climate advocates around Europe. 

On Saturday, December 12th, the second webinar of this Feminist Climate Ambassadors -online training will once again gather together the participants to the training and top experts from around the world. Whereas on the first webinar (link) the focus was on introducing the subject as well as the current  media- and political environment on the intersections of climate crisis and gender equality, this week the ambassadors will gain concrete tools for carrying out their own activism, with a particular emphasis on different opportunities on social media.

The second training day will end with a roundtable discussion, where experts from different fields will get together to discuss how the feminist approach should influence the climate policy. 

Programme and schedule
In Central European Time

10.00 Introduction to the day

10.15–11 Parallel workshops on outreach strategies
A. From an idea into a podcast – planning, production and building an audience.
Rebecca Armstrong is a podcast producer, running her own podcast #2050 since 2017, and an advocate for local sustainable development.
B. Community management: How to get started?
Katriina Penttilä is an expert on social media and online community building through her day job as a community manager for game communities of millions of players across the world, work as a Women in Games ambassador and volunteering at one of the biggest Finnish feminist activist collectives @cvltcvnth.

11.00-11.45 Making the change: how to promote feminist and climate issues through campaigning and social media influencing? How to act if you face harassment in social media?

11.45-12.45 Lunch break

12.45 Information about the working mode in the afternoon

13.00 Workshops: Feminist Climate Ambassadors as change makers
Working in small groups, reflecting on the lessons so far and planning the joint outreach.

14.15 Round table conversation: How feminist approach should and could influence the climate policy?
Host: Zahra Karimy

  • Ville Niinistö, Member of European Parliament, Finland
  • Sara Nyman, Climate Activist and former delegate for Finnish young in UN
  • Sarah Parry, Senior Lecturer, Science Technology and Innovation Studies, School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh
  • Oury Traore, African feminist activist and an international consultant on Peace & Security
  • Atti Worku, founder and ceo, Seeds of Africa

15.30 Conclusion and next steps

This project is organised by the Green European Foundation with the support of Educational Centre Visio and the financial support of the European Parliament to the Green European Foundation.

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