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Seventeen Minutes of Science: Turning Learning into Action in the Climate Fight

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Dr. Kamal Kapadia is Co-founder and Chief Learning Officer at Terra.do, an online climate school and community on a mission to transition 100 million people into impactful climate work in the next 10 years. Kamal has 25 years of work, research and teaching experience in the fields of clean energy, climate resilience and sustainable development. She began her career as Business Development Manager for SELCO in the late 1990s, building rural, off-grid markets for solar photovoltaic systems in India, Sri Lanka and Vietnam. She was a research fellow at the Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford from 2008 to 2012, researching and teaching on climate adaptation and resilience. She has also taught at the University of California, Berkeley, and engaged in clean energy advocacy work in her home state of Hawaii. Kamal holds an M.Sc. in Environmental Change and Management from the University of Oxford and a Ph.D. in Energy and Resources from the University of California, Berkeley.

During the 12-week long program, you become part of a global community of hundreds of climate changemakers. You form study groups, hang out in video calls with alumni and have lifetime access to this network. These are your future co-founders, employers, comrades. On graduating, students see dozens of projects from some of the top climate organizations in the world. Students are able to choose those that best leverage their own skills and can team up with their community and work directly on challenging problems to solve climate change.

Tune in to learn more about Terra.do’s climate program, how you can get involved, and more from their co-founder Kamal Kapadia.

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InVivo Biosystems provides essential services to help pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, biotechnology companies and academic research institutions around the globe accelerate their research and drug development efforts. An expert in CRISPR genome editing, InVivo Biosystems creates custom genome edited C. elegans and zebrafish models to enable aging and other disease studies. In addition, InVivo Biosystems provides in-vivo analytical services to produce data and insights for companies that need to make go/no-go decisions quickly in early-stage development of new compounds.

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