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CREATIVES FOR OUR FUTURE

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NIGERIA

JULIETA GAITÀN

Julieta is a Colombian fashion designer fighting to reduce pollution and environmental damage in the textile industry by developing sustainable textiles and natural dyes using fungi. The pigment released by fungi results in unexpected and unique designs that are used throughout her sustainable fashion brand.

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UNITED STATES

NAMRA KHALID

Namra is a Pakistani cartographer who, following the devastating Karachi floods, launched a data collection programme to protect her home town from flooding. Recognising that urban flooding is caused by a combination of climate change and pre-existing dysfunctional water networks, she believes detailed mapping is crucial for effective infrastructure and socio-climatic planning.

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UNITED KINGDOM

GUNRAAGH SINGH TALWAR

Gunraagh is an Indian architect committed to enhancing the equity of urban environments. Having witnessed the impact of dumpsites on ecosystems and communities, he developed an upcycled construction block - Dumpcrete. Crafted from legacy waste, Dumpcrete serves as a circular construction alternative and addresses the pressing issue of sustainable legacy waste management.

STANLEY ANIGBOGU

Stanley is a Nigerian innovator who has launched a programme to teach young people and communities how to build clean light sources. After struggling to study by candlelight in his early years, he developed an eco-friendly energy solution that recycles e-waste and plastic bottles to bring light to marginalised communities.

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UNITED STATES

SEBASTIAN GARCIA-MEDINA

Sebastian is a scientist from the United States working with bacterial-cellulose to develop sustainable products. He believes that bacterial manufacturing has the potential to create sustainable industrial ecosystems and his bio-manufactured cosmetics could replace an estimated 2 million metric tons of plastic waste per year.

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PAKISTAN

ELEONORA ORTOLANI

Eleonora, an innovator from the United Kingdom, proposes a groundbreaking approach to eradicating plastic waste by consuming it through her vanilla ice cream made from PET plastic. Using digestion enzymes and bacteria engineering, she collaborates with scientists to shift public perceptions of future food possibilities in the wake of climate change.

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INDIA

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