october, 2020

24oct15:0017:00Virtual EventSDG Sandbox: SDG 8With special Global Shaper Keynote, Abheejit K15:00 - 17:00 UTC Event Type :Day 2,MUN Impact Global Summit 2.0,Session 8 Event TagsDay 2,SDG 8,SDG Sandbox,Session 8

Event Details

Welcome to the SDG Sandbox! We are excited to bring you this collaborative activity for taking action on an SDG or your choice. Starting off the hour will be a short keynote by a Global Shaper with experience in community action and impact on the SDG in focus. MUN Impact student leaders will review an easy process for helping you plan an SDG Impact project in your community and then time to work in small groups to craft a plan of action. You must RSVP for this session.

Your Host for this Session will be MUN Impact Leader, Joyce Xue (China)

Global Shaper Keynote Speaker: Abheejit K

 My work is multifarious in nature spanning inclusive innovation, space research, and entrepreneurship. The words that define my persona are – Dreamer. Innovator. Orator. Traveler. Poet. Batman.

After exploring several roles in the past decade, I found my passion to work on inclusive projects that use technology to improve lives. I ran two EdTech Startups, served as a fellow for Clean India Mission, built a regional startup community of over 5000 people. Tying everything together, in 2018, with my mentors I formed the Vruksh Ecosystem Foundation, a non-profit focusing on building a culture of innovation, problem-solving, and entrepreneurship in underserved geographies to solve local problems and #BuildTheFuture.

I also serve the GS Nagpur Hub as an Impact Officer, leading the Social Entrepreneurship project & recently concluded the COVID Accelerator project under the hub.

My website: https://www.abheejit.com/

Agenda

15:00 UTC Opening and Global Shaper Keynote

15:20 UTC Planning for Impact Methodology Review

15:30 UTC Breakout for group collaboration

16:45 UTC Reconvene in the main room/Dolphin Pool Sign Up

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(Saturday) 15:00 - 17:00 UTC

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