OISE “Sowing the Seeds of Resistance”May 30th
Across continents, efforts to build Regenerative Economies are sowing the seeds of resistance. Modern-era movements for transformation are taking root, built on 500 years of challenging oppression. Dr. Vandana Shiva presents 30 years of Navdanya Institute’s research initiatives and community engagement. Hear stories of communities re-claiming seed sovereignty, re-building the commons, and regenerating local knowledge.
UW St. Paul’s University College “Water is Life”May 31st
During this 30th anniversary of Navdanya Institute, founder Dr. Vandana Shiva will share insights into movements around the globe defending the right to Water, joined by fellow Water defenders Maude Barlow and Chief Leslee White-Eye. Introduction by colleague Dr. Shiv Chopra.
“Mentors’ Circle and Dinner”May 31st
Three world leaders in the cause for social justice, Maude, Vandana and Shiv are colleagues, friends, and each a Force of Nature in their own right. We have convened a special dinner program. We’re selecting 20 youth to join these agents of transformation for dinner and conversation. Joining our mentors and youth will be an additional 40 people with opportunities for networking and sharing wisdom with each other over a deliciously prepared vegetarian meal.