Bringing a start-up mentality to environmental conservation

Episode 17

Hosts: Carol Eugene Park & Jeevan Sangha
Carol Eugene Park and Jeevan Sangha

In this episode, hosts Carol and Jeevan speak to UBC alum Dax Dasilva (BA’23), CEO of the commerce company Lightspeed and the founder of the environmental alliance Age of Union. Dasilva shares his entrepreneurial origin story, discusses his early acts of environmental activism, and explains why he thinks it’s critical for the next generation to get outside and fall in love with nature. He also emphasizes the impact that bold storytelling and filmmaking can have on conservation.

This episode is Part 2 of the Climate Change and Environment series. You can listen to Part 1 here.

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