Nadia Owusu

Youth Advocate

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Nadia Owusu is a youth advocate working collaboratively with youth leaders at the intersection of technology, youth entrepreneurship, and climate action. She amplifies and advances the work of youth groups including marginalized groups using digital channels as a form of advocacy to tackle plastic pollution, nuclear disarmament, and climate change. In 2021, she served as the Communications Lead for Ghana’s first Local Conference of Youth in Climate Change to develop the National Youth Statement which was presented to the COP Presidency. She also represented Ghana at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties where she co-designed sessions on Sustainable Mobility & Intelligent Transport and Protecting Climate Resolutions from COP26. She published a paper on ‘The Role Of Youth And Digital Transformation In Saving Our Planet’ to highlight how young people and technology can be levers of change in the fight against climate change.

As an avid preacher for a sustainable Africa, she actively works on the advisory board of Mckingtorch Africa – a social enterprise into recycling, upcycling, advocacy on environmental sanitation, and plastic pollution. She is the Partnership and Engagement Lead for United Youth Initiative Africa – a youth-focused non-profit organization leading sustainable development in the field of technology, climate change, youth, and gender development. She is also working on communications for
Youth4TPNW in preparation for the first Youth Meeting of State Parties to the Treaty on the Prohibition on Nuclear Weapons to ensure youth voices are at the heart of nuclear disarmament.

Nadia is constantly working to ensure we reach sustainable development goals using collaborations and partnerships to create a world where youth are at the center of leadership and transformation. It’s her pledge to also promote climate education by utilizing digital tools in her community.

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