2 February 2023
Energy:Connected is proud to announce that Melati Wijsen, founder of Bye Bye Plastic Bags and Youthtopia, will be a keynote speaker at the Energy Connected conference on June 15-16, 2023.
At just 22 years old, Melati is a full-time changemaker and has significantly impacted the world with her activism and leadership.
Since the age of 12, Melati has led the youth-driven movement Bye Plastic Bags and started the people movement One Island One Voice and the social enterprise Mountain Mamas. Her efforts to create a sustainable future have earned her recognition on a global stage, including two TED talks and speaking engagements at the UN.
In addition, Melati has been named one of FORBES’ top ten most inspiring women in the country and has been honored by TIME as one of the most influential teens in the world. She graduated high school one year early and has been recognized by CNN Heroes Young Wonders and FORBES 30 under 30.
Attendees at the Energy:Connected conference will have the opportunity to hear Melati’s inspiring story and learn about her efforts to create a better future.
Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to hear from one of the world’s most promising young leaders!
See Melatis TED talk