Sage Lenier – Youth Keynote
Organizer | Solutions for a Sustainable & Just Future
Sage Lenier, a young activist fighting for an education system that properly prepares Gen Z for a climate-changed future, was recently honored by TIME Magazine as one of the nation’s ten 2023 Next Generation Leaders. At 19, Sage began teaching her record-breaking program, Solutions for a Sustainable & Just Future, which has enrolled 1,800 students and counting at UC Berkeley. In 2023 Sustainable & Just Future became a nonprofit and is rapidly expanding to bring the vision of a better future (i.e., a circular economy, decarbonization, de-growth, community power, local food systems, sustainable development, and environmental justice) to a global audience. Sage recently wrapped up a Public Voices Fellowship with The Op-Ed Project & The Yale Program on Climate Change Communication (YPCCC), and her work has been featured in The NY Times, The World Economic Forum and Teen Vogue and has brought her to speak at conferences, universities, and organizations around the world.