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Sophia Kianni

Sophia Kianni

Keynote Speaker: Climate Activist & Founder of Climate Cardinals

Sophia Kianni Biography

Sophia Kianni is an Iranian-American climate activist. She is the founder and executive director of Climate Cardinals, an international nonprofit with 8,000 volunteers in 40+ countries working to translate climate information into 100+ languages. She also represents the United States as the youngest member on the inaugural United Nations Youth Advisory Group on Climate Change.

Kianni’s work has been featured in news outlets including Forbes, CNN, Business Insider, TIME Magazine, The Guardian, NBC, and even on the front page of The Washington Post. She was previously a fellow with PBS NewsHour and has written for publications such as MTV News, Teen Vogue, Refinery 29, and Cosmopolitan. She is an adamant public speaker and has spoken at universities across the country including Stanford University, Columbia University, Harvard University, UC Berkeley, and Emory University.

She has been named VICE Media’s youngest Human of the Year, selected as Buzzfeed’s youngest Woman to Watch, and chosen for Energy News Network’s 40 under 40 list. Sophia Kianni is available in partnership with Collective Speakers.

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Sophia Kianni Speaking Topics

HOW TO CHANGE THE WORLD: ACTIVISM 101

When Sophia was 12 years old, she looked up at the night sky in Iran and realized that she couldn’t see the stars due to pollution. Since then, she has worked tirelessly to raise awareness of the environmental degradation that impacts the most vulnerable populations on our planet. Her middle school advocacy has led her to start an internationally acclaimed nonprofit, Climate Cardinals, and work as the youngest advisor to the United Nations Secretary-General. Sophia believes that in this digital age, anyone can make a difference through the power of social media and mass mobilization. In this inspiring presentation, she will share how anyone can make a difference by sparking a movement or starting an initiative.

CLIMATE ADVOCACY AND YOUTH LEADERSHIP

If Adults Won’t Take Action to Protect Our Future, Youth Will In middle school, Sophia brought up her concerns about climate change to her relatives and was shocked when they told her they knew nothing about global warming. She later learned that 40 percent of adults on Earth have never heard of climate change. Kids back in the day used to skip school to play hooky; now, they’re skipping school to fight for their futures. As a national strategist for Fridays for Future, Sophia worked alongside Greta Thunberg to mobilize millions of students to strike for climate action.

After decades of inaction by the government, the young generation has finally decided to take matters into their own hands. Through this presentation, Sophia will provide a look into the dynamic world of youth climate activism and sketch out what life is like for the teenagers saving our planet.

Sophia Kianni Videos

Sophia Kianni is making climate crisis resources accessible for ...
Emory Climate Talks with Sophia Kianni, Founder and Executive ...
Keynote Speaker: Sophia Kianni - YouTube

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What topics does Sophia Kianni speak about?

Sophia Kianni is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Climate Change, Environment, Science, Sustainability, Environmental Policy, Environmental Activism, Environmental Science, Earth Day, Animals & Wildlife, Conservation, Youth and TED.

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Sophia Kianni is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Climate Change, Environment and Science. The estimated speaking fee range to book Sophia Kianni for live events is Below $10,000, and for virtual events Below $10,000. Sophia Kianni generally travels from California, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jamie Margolin, Chad Pregracke and Jasmine Crowe-Houston. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Sophia Kianni for an upcoming event.

Speaker profile last updated by AAE Talent Team on 05/12/2023.

Sophia Kianni Speaking Topics

  • HOW TO CHANGE THE WORLD: ACTIVISM 101

    When Sophia was 12 years old, she looked up at the night sky in Iran and realized that she couldn’t see the stars due to pollution. Since then, she has worked tirelessly to raise awareness of the environmental degradation that impacts the most vulnerable populations on our planet. Her middle school advocacy has led her to start an internationally acclaimed nonprofit, Climate Cardinals, and work as the youngest advisor to the United Nations Secretary-General. Sophia believes that in this digital age, anyone can make a difference through the power of social media and mass mobilization. In this inspiring presentation, she will share how anyone can make a difference by sparking a movement or starting an initiative.

  • CLIMATE ADVOCACY AND YOUTH LEADERSHIP

    If Adults Won’t Take Action to Protect Our Future, Youth Will In middle school, Sophia brought up her concerns about climate change to her relatives and was shocked when they told her they knew nothing about global warming. She later learned that 40 percent of adults on Earth have never heard of climate change. Kids back in the day used to skip school to play hooky; now, they’re skipping school to fight for their futures. As a national strategist for Fridays for Future, Sophia worked alongside Greta Thunberg to mobilize millions of students to strike for climate action.

    After decades of inaction by the government, the young generation has finally decided to take matters into their own hands. Through this presentation, Sophia will provide a look into the dynamic world of youth climate activism and sketch out what life is like for the teenagers saving our planet.

Sophia Kianni Videos

Sophia Kianni is making climate crisis resources accessible for ...
Emory Climate Talks with Sophia Kianni, Founder and Executive ...
Keynote Speaker: Sophia Kianni - YouTube
Planet Earth last call?! / Anna Schoemakers, Hans Bruyninckx ...

Sophia Kianni Reviews

  • Phillips Andover - Apr 28 2022

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