Kalpana is a technologist, urban greening activist, gardener and food growing educator, writer, speaker and the founder of Nowadays On Earth.
Session: Ecological Technologies: Building Planetary Solidarity
Strand: Engaging people
When: 14:00 – 14:45, Thursday 16th November
Kalpana Arias is a technologist, urban greening activist, gardener and food growing educator, writer, speaker and the founder of Nowadays On Earth, a social enterprise advocating for contact with nature. Alongside Nowadays On Earth, Kalpana campaigns for urban nature and nature rights through urban rewilding projects and tech policy reforms, has been researching ecosomatics and technological ecologies for over 7 years, delivered a global TED talk, spoken at the United Nations and The Eden Project, and is a trustee for GROW charity. Kalpana is currently an environmental consultant for corporations and governments and works with leading charities, institutions, brands and grassroot change-makers.