Join the Waterloo Climate Institute for the Virtual Workshop "COP28 as a Catalyst for Climate Action: Empowering Youth for Impactful Engagement" with special guest, Jenna Phillips.

Learn about the UNFCCC and Conference of the Parties (COP), explore the vital role of youth in global climate negotiations, and discover ways to get involved and engage in COP28. 

This event is only open to UWaterloo students and is presented as part of our Climate Leader Program.

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Presently, Jenna serves as a Policy Analyst for sustainable forest management in Ottawa, where she continues to advocate for policies and initiatives that align with her dedication to a more sustainable and environmentally responsible future.

Jenna Phillips (she/her) is a climate communicator that is dedicated to promoting sustainability literacy. She recently earned her Master's degree in Global Governance from the Balsillie School of International Affairs, where her research centered on global climate policy and fostering gender-equitable societal transformations.

Jenna boasts a rich background in sustainability education, having collaborated with both public and private sectors from local to global scales. Her notable accomplishments include the establishment of Clear the Air, an online education platform that empowers and mobilizes youth to take meaningful climate action. Jenna has also contributed her expertise to organizations such as the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, the University of Waterloo's Sustainability Office, and Evergreen Canada, all of which share a resolute commitment to uplifting and empowering young changemakers.