Special Speaker: Dr. Elin Kelsey

Dr. Elin Kelsey, Educator and Award-Winning Author
Department of Environment and Sustainability, Royal Roads University

Dr. Elin Kelsey is a leading spokesperson for hope and the environment. She co-created #OceanOptimism, a social media campaign to crowd source and share ocean solutions that has reached more than 90 million users since 2014. An award-winning author and environmental consultant, she currently serves as a Visiting Scholar in the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University and has been awarded prestigious fellowships, including a Rockefeller fellowship and a Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society fellowship, to explore intersections of hope and the environment in interdisciplinary think tanks devoted to world changing ideas. Dr. Kelsey will be giving the Vancouver Institute Dal Grauer Memorial Lecture presentation on March 23rd, “A Cure for Environmental Doom and Gloom”.  WOOD 2 at 8:15 pm.

Dr. Kelsey will be providing a special presentation to CHBE and CIVL UBC students, as well as any other students who are interested:

DATE: March 25th at 12:00 noon


All are welcome to attend!