Rodrigo is a young leader from Peru. He studied Communication for Development at the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru and has worked as a Communications Intern for the British Embassy, serving the UK’s priorities related to environmental sustainability. With this role further emphasising his life-long passion for tackling climate change, he then joined the professional staff of a sustainability consultant company in Peru, promoting social, environmental and governance criteria and responsible practices in the private sector of his country and other countries of Latin-American. Rodrigo volunteers with YMCA Peru and joined the grant-winning solution team of Sumaq Muru, which is implementing a project to tackle environmental pollution while providing better living conditions for its participants. He has also been a part of other solutions teams, participating in the design of projects aligned with the SDGs, such as the grant-winning Get It: Youth and Employability to address the impact of the pandemic over the youth, and the Move Up project promoting social entrepreneurship led by young people.
A COP26 SPECIAL EVENT
Sat 6 Nov · 12:15 – 13:00
St Luke’s Church, Glasgow
Climate Action Now… What Are You(th) Doing?
Taking pages out of the generation of tomorrow’s book! What are the youth leaders of today saying and doing. What can we learn from them and most importantly, how can we support their missions and message?