Do you have a solution to a major global problem?
The World’s Challenge Challenge at the University of Waterloo is a competition where teams of three diverse students pick one of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (also known as Global Goals), and propose a solution. Slide Decks for the teams presentations will need to be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 3rd, 2021. Teams will be selected to make a 5-7 minute presentation on March 25, proposing a solution to a panel of judges, with Q&A.
Alumni Office Hour: Time management and the art of juggling multiple passions with Jessica Peixoto
If you like to volunteer, get involved in your community, pursue sports or hobbies and do well in your classes or job, you already know time management is key. Jessica was VP of WEBS, residence don for five terms, volunteered, did an overseas coop term and even won coop student of the year. Today she does triathlons, holds several volunteer roles and manages an evolving role working on sustainability strategy for a multinational corporation. Yes, you can do it all, but it takes knowing how. Join Jessica to ask questions about coop, careers and creating balance.
Alumni Office Hour: Working and living in Africa: career development and a change of worldview with Toshi Mito
Toshi Mito lived and worked in Rwanda for 9 years until 2016. Although currently living in Japan, he continues his interventions in Africa, with focus on renovating solid waste management in cities. Sign up to learn about Toshi’s experience working in developing countries and with international development partners and to join the conversation about sustainable development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the real context of life in Africa.
ENV Grads, are you curious about non-traditional career paths and careers outside of academia? Are you interested in how you can leverage skills from your degree after graduation? Do you want an opportunity to connect with Faculty of Environment Grad Alumni?