Building Communities for Climate Change Adaptation
A case study of a resettlement site in Chennai, India
24th of October 2019
5:00 p.m. (Netherlands/CEST time)
About the webinar
The Webinar will give insights into what factors trigger adaptation behaviour in an Indian resettlement colony. Especially the role of Community Resilience will be highlighted, the often forgotten social factor besides ecological and technical resilience.
About the speaker
Sarah is a Community Builder in the Social Entrepreneurship ecosystem in Austria. She freshly graduated from the Master's degree in Urban Management and Development in Rotterdam, the Netherlands this September. There she nurtured her passion for just, sustainable cities and focused her research on climate change adaptation in resettled communities and slum areas in India.
Sarah grows communities of purpose and hosts events for innovators to get inspired, connected and enabled to take collective entrepreneurial action. As the Community and Venture at Impact Hub Vienna, Sarah provided 550+ changemakers with the resources they needed to create business solutions and technologies to solve society’s most complex challenges. Sarah also co-founded SIC - students' innovation centre, Vienna’s first student-driven idea hub for ecological & social projects, initiatives and businesses. Here, Sarah’s mission is to empower students to fulfil their potential and to gain the courage and skills to implement ideas for a sustainable future.