NEW YORK, September 22, 2022 /CNW/ — Following a call for applications that attracted more than 230 submissions from young creatives from 52 countries around the world, the Swarovski Foundation, in partnership with the United Nations Office for Partnerships, announces its latest cohort and advocates for the second year of its Creatives for Our Future program at a special reception at United Nations Headquarters in New York City.
The six successful grant recipients, whose areas of expertise span sustainable fashion and textiles, engineering, product design and biotechnology, were chosen for their groundbreaking ideas and innovative approaches, which offer new methods of addressing the current challenges of social inequality, climate change and unsustainable consumption. packing and production. Their commitment to make progress towards the 17 Sustainable Development Goals established by the United Nations for a better world is what sets them apart.
The Swarovski Foundation Creatives for Our Future 2022 cohort includes:
Noemi Florea | Designer and writer (United States)
M. Hassamuddin | Engineer and Eco-innovator (Pakistan)
Joshua Ichor | Geoscientist and entrepreneur (Nigeria)
Aradhita Parasrampuria | Researcher Design Textiles and Sustainable Materials (United States)
Florencia Valladares | computer engineer (Chili)
Charlotte Werth | Textile and fashion designer (United Kingdom)
The successful recipients will each receive a €20,000 grant, linked to an educational program in partnership with top institutions, tailored mentorship and access to industry networks with guidance from the Swarovski Foundation. The program’s advocates, leaders in their fields, act as master teachers and mentors to the cohort with the goal of strengthening their vision and developing their practices to contribute to positive change for the common good, the environment, and society.
On Wednesday 14e In September, the Swarovski Foundation celebrated the announcement of Creatives for Our Future recipients and program advocates with a special reception at United Nations Headquarters in New York during the 77e session of the United Nations General Assembly. This high-level industrial network involvement is the first of the program and provides a unique opportunity for the cohort to meet a community of like-minded individuals working towards sustainable development and also making a positive impact in the world.
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