Pauline Laravoire, hailing from Paris, holds a master’s degree in Sustainability and Social Innovation from HEC Paris and has developed her expertise in strategy consulting, social entrepreneurship and impact assessment, especially as the co-founder of non-profit organisation, AQWA, which supports social enterprises and NGOs through social impact assessment studies.
This concretely means to ensure that all learners within Techno India understand the social and environmental challenges of our time (including, but not limited to: the climate crisis, biodiversity loss, social inequalities, human rights violation and so on), and understand that they each can and should play a role in finding adequate solutions, through global citizenship, responsible leadership, ethical decision-making, collective action etc.
Y-East, on its end, is a social enterprise which aims to build sectoral capabilities towards sustainability at the regional level. Today, Y-East gathers around 200 organisations whose activities focus on one or more Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Y-East – as a platform focusing on 3 key activity pillars i.e. networking, awareness through educational programs and campaigns, and research -, enables these organisations to meet, collaborate, create exosystemic impact and leverage synergies. And as a matter of fact, I also leverage the Y-East network to invite Techno India students to consider sustainability-focused careers for themselves.
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