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Webinar – Nature Connections: Diverse Communities and their Relationship to Nature

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 | 6:00 pm 7:00 pm

Free

The global climate change crisis impacts people and communities right across Canada and the world. As such, if we want to address climate change effectively, we need to look deeply into the diverse ways people connect with nature and are impacted by climate change. How their beliefs, backgrounds and cultures impact their relationship with the Earth. This webinar will explore issues of diversity with regards to nature, sustainability practices and the climate change crisis.

About the Presenter

Memona Hossain is a mother, community activist and learner who is pursuing her PhD in Applied Ecopsychology. Ecopsychology is the area of study that explores the connective, holistic relationship of humans and the Earth. Memona occasionally teaches Ecopsychology through the University of Guelph Arboretum and Riverwood Conservancy. Memona has over 15 years of experience in the field of Mental Health, Addictions, and Developmental Disabilities. Memona currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Muslim Association of Canada. She holds a Master’s in Education from The University of Toronto.