What It's All About...

BIG PICTURE

Bust through persistent eco myths and explore what it actually means to be sustainable – both in your personal and professional life.

SKILLS GAINED

  • Learn how to map life cycles
  • Learn systems mapping techniques
  • Explore how to calculate your ecological footprint
  • Develop your ability to think critically about sustainability and bust eco-myths

COURSE OUTCOMES

Taught by a UNEP Champion of the Earth, this 5-part course will equip you to reframe sustainability, think critically about what it is and isn't, see past greenwashing, start thinking in systems, understand life cycles, and make more (truly) sustainable choices in your life and work.



Dr. Leyla Acaroglu
Dr. Leyla Acaroglu
UnSchool Founder + Global Change Maker

Design disruptor, creative boundary pusher, and sustainability provocateur, Dr. Leyla Acaroglu  embodies the innovation that instigates positive environmental and social change. A designer, social scientist and entrepreneur, she is internationally recognized as a global leader in sustainability, design, systems thinking and the circular economy. As the creator of the Disruptive Design Method Leyla is invited to work with governments, corporations and organizations around the world supporting their transition to a circular and sustainable future.  For her work, Leyla has won several awards and was announced in 2016 as Champion of the Earth by the United Nations Environment Programme. She is frequently invited to speak at high-level events around the world with her mainstage TED talk having collected over one million views. She is the founder of Disiprt Design and the CO Project Farm in Portugal. As founder of The UnSchool she is constantly exploring new ways of rapidly transferring knowledge and capacity to people interested in making a positive impact on the planet.