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Welcome to a workshop on diversity organized by WASP Diversity and Inclusion Group (DIG). The workshop is for everyone within the WASP Community. It will be a hybrid event and you can choose to participate onsite at Örebro University (Room T141) or online.

What does diversity mean to you? How can WASP benefit from attracting researchers from diverse backgrounds and perspectives? What does it mean to integrate diversity into research projects, institutional environments and working relations? Join us for a lively discussion and inspiring talks around the topic of diversity in WASP.

The registration is open until 23:59 on the 26th of October.


13:00 Introduction and Welcome by DIG

13:05 Keynote presentation including discussion and Q&A – Joycelyn Longdon, University of Cambridge
Title: Making climate conversation more accessible and diverse

13:45 – Diversity in WASP presented by Mary Sheeran

14.00-14.10 – BREAK

14:10  How to work with Diversity – Short presentations and panel discussions
Panelists: Zahour Al-Islam, Paul Townend, Rocío Mercado, Miriah Meyer

14:45 Conclusion

15:00 End

Joycelyn Longdon

Joycelyn Longdon is a Cambridge University PhD student and environmental activist-academic. Her research takes an interdisciplinary approach, combining specialised and dynamic methods to investigate the role of technology in forest conservation.

She is also the founder of Climateincolour, an online education platform and community for the climate curious. Its purpose, to make climate conversation more accessible and diverse, has garnered a community of 30k+ conscious and curious individuals. The platform is a launchpad for critical conversations, with Joycelyn often infusing a much needed element of hope and easily digestible information into the climate and environment space.

She has collaborated with a wide range of committed organisations including Meta (previously Facebook), Estee Lauder, Samsung and Greenpeace. Joycelyn has written for award-winning media company gal-dem as their climate columnist and is a regular climate contributor on the Sky News Daily Climate Show.

Joycelyn Longdon

Joycelyn Langdon

Published: October 18, 2022


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