[A summary of my presentation at the National Council of Eritrean Americans] I want to share some of the work I am doing but also the key pieces that have helped shape my philosophy towards living a purpose driven life.
Depending on where you are in the world, heading to a café can be a solitary experience. One where you curl up with a book or a cup of coffee while you people-watch or stare at your phone.
They are fun, they are crazy, they are resourceful. They make us cry, laugh and think. They are kids – the future of the Earth and the future of our species. And they will take over the world that we will leave them.
The 2017-2018 IFSA year has seen an incredible amount of growth, it my pleasure to provide a snapshot of our achievements.
Keynote Address. UN ECOSOC 2018 "I am a privileged individual – there is nothing special about me, who I am, what I do, what I have experienced."
Hey Everyone! I am Salina Abraha and I have the honor of serving as IFSA president for the 2017-2018 year. I’m including two photos cause depending on whether my hair is straight or curly, I might look like a different person! To share a little bit about myself – I just graduated from the University... Continue Reading →
It is well known that some of the most exciting parts to UN meetings are the side events. Of the many presentations – one that interested me was a proposal for a global indicator on forests.
If I could wake up every day and select a guilt free breakfast, I would pick two things: honey glazed grilled pineapple and a fresh buttery croissant with Nutella. I would like to take this time to examine my second selection – the French and Italian “collaboration” of greatness, and, particularly, the delicious hazelnut spread.... Continue Reading →
I'd like to claim that if we pay attention to anything this year, it is the issue of climate finance - the financial flow of capital directed to environmental projects.
There has been a lot of talk about the “climate change talks in Paris” and a great deal of excitement within IFSA about our delegates to COP 21, the GLF, and the COY! But…as students and young professionals in forestry, how much do we know about this international process? Are we aware of the proposals... Continue Reading →