Interview with Elaine Ho about Youth Led Engagement, Water Quality, the UN SDGs and more!
Welcome to the first full episode of Eco Cast! In this episode, Jen spoke with Elaine Ho, PhD candidate in Social and Ecological Sustainability at the University of Waterloo, and Director of Training and Consulting at Waterloo Sustainable Development Group. In this conversation, we talked about Elaine’s research through her masters, youth led engagement, PhD, on water management and quality in the region, including the regions impacts on the Grand River, her participation in the UN High Level Political Forum, and lot’s more. We absolutely loved this conversation and thought it was the perfect episode to kick the Eco Cast off with. Enjoy!
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Elaine is a PhD Candidate in Social and Ecological Sustainability at the University of Waterloo. She is the founder of TRIECO Research & Consulting and is Director of Training & Consulting at Waterloo Sustainable Development Group. Elaine presented on accountability at United Nations headquarters during the 2018 High-Level Political Forum, where she also contributed to policy documents on SDG 6 (Clean water and sanitation) and represented the Women's Major Group during the opening session.
Journal article mentioned during the interview: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0016328715000075
Dr. Amelia Clarke's Youth and Innovation Project website: https://uwaterloo.ca/youth-and-innovation/
Lake Futures (UW research group) page: https://uwaterloo.ca/lake-futures/news/elaine-attends-high-level-political-forum-united-nations
Ontario's Invading Species Awareness Program: http://www.invadingspecies.com/