Damon Gameau is an award winning film-maker, author and passionate regenerator. He was a NSW nomination for Australian of the Year in 2020 for his film and book ‘2040’ and the regeneration movement that followed.
Meet the Speakers at the 2022 Drawdown Festival
Abby Clough Lawless
Edwina von Gal
Krae Van Sickle
Krae Van Sickle lobbied to establish the Community Preservation Fund that has raised a billion dollars and saved 10,000 acres of land on the East End, has participated directly in the conservation of hundreds of acres of land including rare ocean moorland habitat, is on the East Hampton Town Energy Sustainability Committee and is a Co- Founder of Drawdown East End.
Steph Larsen is a clean transportation and solar advocate with a talent for distilling the complex into easy to understand actions. Steph who has worked with organizations like Solar United Neighbors and Sierra Club. She is originally from Wisconsin, and holds degrees in geology and geography. She lives in northern New York on Lake Champlain with her family, and raises yaks in her spare time.
Nathaniel Stinnett is the Founder & Executive Director of the Environmental Voter Project, a non-partisan nonprofit that uses data analytics and behavioral science to get environmentalists to vote.
KGB Bodington, a Southampton HIgh School climate activist, and friends will lead us to understand the impact our financial services can have on greening the planet and what we can do about it. It will include banks, credit cards, and pledges we can take to boost our financial climate actions as well as why Climate First Bank has partnered with Paul Hawken’s Project Regeneration.
Elizabeth Lesser is the co-founder and senior adviser of Omega Institute, the largest adult education center in the United States focusing on health, wellness, spirituality and creativity. She is the author of Broken Open: How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow and A Seeker’s Guide: Making Your Life a Spiritual Adventure. For more than 30 years, Lesser has studied and worked with leading figures in the fields of healing, spiritual development and cultural change. Her work at Omega has included co-directing the organization, curriculum research, conference weaving, teaching and writing the yearly Omega catalog, a reference book that describes the work of some of the most eminent thinkers and practitioners of our times. She has shared her work and teachings at TED and on Oprah‘s Super Soul Sunday.