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Welcome! We’re so happy you will be joining us at the 2017 Planet Forward Summit on April 6 and 7 on the George Washington University’s campus in Washington, D.C. Explore the schedule below, check out the inspiring panels we have planned and customize your own two-day schedule. 
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Thursday, April 6 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
B118 - Thursday Breakout Session 1: Students Moving the Planet Forward

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Frank Sesno interviews some exceptional students - and the next generation of leaders - who will share their stories, motivations and insights.

Moderators
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Frank Sesno

Founder, Planet Forward
Frank Sesno is director of the School of Media and Public Affairs (SMPA) at The George Washington University. He is an Emmy-award winning journalist and creator of PlanetForward.org, a user-driven web and television project that highlights innovations in sustainability. As SMPA director, Sesno leads a faculty of nearly two dozen world-class professors who research and teach journalism, political communication and the impact of digital media in... Read More →

Speakers
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Sydney Gray

Global Food Challenge Alum, Land O'Lakes, Inc., Purdue University
Sydney is from West Lafayette, Indiana, where she attends the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University. She is currently studying accounting and finance with a concentration in international business. Drawing on her international travels and accounting/finance background, she hopes to bring valuable strategic solutions to today’s agricultural challenges.
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Olivia Iannone

Correspondent, Planet Forward
2016 Planet Forward Correspondent based out of Syracuse, NY. SUNY ESF class of 2018, BS Wildlife Science and Environmental Writing minor. Journalist, science nerd, and travel lover. My goal is to use storytelling to connect people from all walks of life to the beautiful, fascinating, and increasingly imperiled world we live in today.
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Jacob Lebel

Correspondent, Planet Forward
I want young people to step up and realize their potential as leaders, as creative innovators, and as a positive transformative force for our planet and society. | When I was four years old, my family moved from Quebec to southern Oregon to found a sustainable farm where I grew up milking cows and gardening. At 16, I ran a small-scale Community Supported Agriculture business providing customers in the nearby town of Roseburg with fresh organic... Read More →


Thursday April 6, 2017 2:00pm - 3:15pm
District House 2121 H St NW

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