ABOUT

IMPACT GOAL (2030):
EMPOWER 1M YOUNG PEOPLE TO LEAD CLIMATE PROJECTS
AS PART OF A GLOBAL NETWORK

We are a Global Network and our model offers a comprehensive solution to catalyze climate careers and actions, training and facilitates connections between climate practitioners, experts, and young leaders to foster professional development opportunities and climate job placements around the world.

 

YCL TEAM

Cassia Moraes

Cassia is the Founder and CEO of Youth Climate Leaders, a social enterprise that trains and connects young people with networks and opportunities to start their careers as climate leaders. She has experience working on sustainable development and international cooperation in the public, private and third sectors. Previously, she has served as Deputy Executive Coordinator at the Brazilian Forum on Climate Change and worked as a consultant at CIVICUS, UNDP and the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN). Cassia holds an MPA in Development Practice degree from Columbia University.


More info: http://bit.ly/CassiaMoraes

Founder and CEO

Evelyn Araripe

Evelyn Araripe is the Executive Director of Plant-for-the-Planet Brazil, managing the organization and coordinating its partnerships and fundraising. She is a journalist with post-graduate degree in environmental education and a Masters student at the Federal University of Sao Carlos (UFSCAR), where she researches how to engage children and young people on climate change. Evelyn is also German Chancellor Fellowship for Tomorrow’s Leaders fellow.

More info: http://bit.ly/EvelynAraripe

CFO

Fernanda Matsuoka

Fernanda has a degree from the Hotel Management School and holds a MBA from Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV). Fernanda works at the travel industry since 2005 and wants to share her passion for traveling with the world. Throughout her career, she had the opportunity to experience different hotels and visit more than 40 countries. She is currently working as the Sales Manager of De L’Europe Amsterdam.

COO

Flavia Bellaguarda

Climate Change Legal Coordinator at Legal Response International - Latin America. She holds a master's degree in International Development - Sustainability, Politics and Environment at the University of Birmingham, UK, with a thesis on Climate Justice. She also studied sustainability at Schumacher College. Flávia worked as a Project Manager at United Way Brazil, developing and implementing educational projects for youth. She is currently a member of the Sustainable Policy Action Network (RAPS) and Global Shapers, a youth network of the World Economic Forum. 

More info: http://bit.ly/FlaviaGasciarino

Board Advisor

Steven

Steven holds an MBA from the University of São Paulo (USP) and was a founding team member of one of Brazil’s most successful international education startups (Campusb). As an experienced communicator, he has a proven track record of successfully engaging and managing diverse stakeholders to promote the capacity and longevity of projects and organizations. Linkedin: https://bit.ly/2N1iGkJ

Field Manager

Rodrigo Ponzio

Reverte's co-founder, Rodrigo has more than 20 years of experience in marketing in large agencies and as a consultant. Illustrator, art director and creation director, he is always looking for the best ways to support good causes with his communication skills, using new models to achieve different results.

Communication

Erica Liberato

Erica is a specialist in Sustainability Management and Corporate Responsibility at the University of Campinas (UNICAMP). Currently enrolled in a Master's Degree program in Development Cooperation at the University of Granada, Spain. Erica has relevant experience as a consultant in the area of management & strategy with a focus on sustainability. Currently, Erica is a social entrepreneur at "Base Colaborativa Campinas" (a non-profit social organization that connects people and companies to create and co-create social projects). Additionally, she volunteers as a mentor for entrepreneurial mothers and students in vulnerable situations. 

Linkedin Erica: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ericaliberato/

Cordinator - Portugal & Spain

Edoardo Truculento

Edoardo works as a consultant in marketing and sales, and defines himself as a hybrid professional. He has analytics skills and creative abilities; this comes from his academic studies but also from his personal development researches as self-taught. This has brought him to trading on financial markets and developing an entrepreneurial spirit. Currently works with “Humans to Humans” to develop projects that focus on sustainability. Their purpose is to become the first Company of Corporate Activism in Italy.

(Cordinator -Italy)

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