Slicing Glocal Issues
Monday, April 27
What is "Glocal"?
Join Dr. Jambeck and her fellow crew member on the eXXpedition mission across the Atlantic Ocean, Jen Pate.
Jen Pate will speak about being the new mission leader of eXXpedition Great Lakes and the power of individuals as "Glocals" (Global Locals) who can use optimism and action to create positive change in the face of global challenges like plastics and toxics in the world's Oceans and our Great Lakes.
Jen Pate was the filmmaker aboard on eXXpedition Atlantic 2014 (Along with Dr. Jambeck), a voyage of 14 women across the Atlantic to research plastic in the ocean and spread awareness. She is also an adventurer and owner of Windmill Lake Eco-Park near Toronto, Canada.