Climate Conversations with Cynthia Doumbia

Climate Conversations brings together climate scientists and ecologists from the region in a programme of talks that spotlights some of the most profound stories from the frontlines of conservation and climate innovation.

This online talks series runs parallel to Planet or Plastic? and opens with a talk by Cynthia Doumbia (Director, International Exhibitions at National Geographic Society), who will share about how this multi-year initiative harnesses storytelling to tackle the global plastic waste crisis and effect meaningful change.

The launching talk will be moderated by AdrianGeorge (Director, Exhibitions and Museum Services,ArtScience Museum)

About the Exhibition

From the Arctic to the Antarctic, plastic waste is everywhere, negatively impacting our ecosystems and the environment. Learn about the global plastic pollution crisis through more than 70 profound and inspiring photographs by National Geographic. Do your part, choose planet over plastic.

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The Speaker

  • Cynthia Doumbia

    Cynthia Doumbia is the Director of International Traveling Exhibitions for the National Geographic Society. She is responsible for the placement and promotion of National Geographic exhibitions to venues outside of the United States. In her 15 years at National Geographic, Cynthia has helped place exhibitions in more than 40 countries, which have been viewed by millions of visitors. 

    The National Geographic Society is a global nonprofit organization that uses the power of science, exploration, education and storytelling to illuminate and protect the wonder of our world. Since 1888, National Geographic has pushed the boundaries of exploration, investing in bold people and transformative ideas, providing more than 14,000 grants for work across all seven continents, reaching 3 million students each year through education offerings, and engaging audiences around the globe through signature experiences, stories and content.

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