Featuring Interview Guest, Environmentalist, and Policy-Oriented Social Change Advocate, Neeshad Shafi; and Performmance Guest, Mantra Americana, with Grammy®-Nominated Recording Artist Dave Stringer, Percussionist Patrick Richey, and American-Born Jamaican/Puerto-Rican Singer-Songwriter Tulsi Bloom, on The LIFE CHANGES Show Episode 753
Neeshad is an Environmentalist, and policy-oriented social change advocate, best known for his work on climate movement, environmental and climate policies in the Middle East. His core area of expertise includes analyzing global environmental and climate politics, Energy Transition, and sustainability issues. An active civil society member and has been a prominent presence at international climate summits especially UN Climate Summit (COP’s) since 2015 on various capacities, including role of youth and NGOs for climate action. He holds a master’s degree in Energy and Environmental Engineering and based in Doha, Qatar.
He was named in the Apolitical’s List of the 100 Most Influential People in Climate Policy in 2019 and 2022 respectively.
Neeshad is currently the Co-founder & Executive Director at the Arab Youth Climate Movement Qatar, a first registered youth lead non-profit association in the State of Qatar. He is a Board Member at Climate Action Network (CAN) Arab World and CoalitionWILD. UNESCO Youth Climate Action Network (YoU-CAN) and UNEP Youth Regional Facilitator for the Middle East. He is also a Non-Resident Fellow at Middle East Institute (MEI) and Agent of Change Fellow with Wilson Center.
His articles and interviews have appeared in Euro News, France24, Al Jazeera, BBC, Washington Post, WEF Agenda, Guardian, Anadolu Agency, Inside Arabia, The Gulf Times, Qatar Tribune, Qatar Today, Peninsula Qatar and others.
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