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EXTREME HANGOUT COP28 SPEAKERS
Here’s to all the incredible change makers joining us on The Extreme Hangout stage at COP28. It is the passion and effort of everyone here that is helping popularise the climate movement and inspiring environmental action. A massive thank you.
SPEAKERS AND STORYTELLERS
Executive Officer to the CEO and Gender Expert at Climate Analyics Mavis works at Climate Analytics as an Executive Officer to the CEO and Gender Expert. Mavis holds a double master’s degree in development studies and governance from the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany and women and gender studies from Saint Mary´s University, Canada. She has expertise on gendered differentiated impact of climate change and climate policy and has contributed to many research projects on these topics. She has led and designed the implementation of community- based climate change adaptation projects in Africa, aimed at helping women farmers in Africa adapt to climate impacts. She has also led and designed the implementation of rural electrification projects in West Africa and Latin America, helping many rural communities gain access to sustainable energy and lighting. She is also a Co-founder of Oak Foundation Ghana. Through Oak Foundation Mavis promotes entrepreneurship as a key instrument to financial independence among women and the youth of Ghana through agribusiness and vocational training initiatives. Mavis has full rounded experience, a combination of on the ground project implementation experience, international policy level experience and high-level management experience. She is Climate Reality Leader, a DAAD scholar, a one Young World Ambassador, Queens Young Leader, an Associate Fellow of the Royal Commonwealth Society and a 2020 mentee of the Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition.