5 episodes

This podcast is presented by Sustainable Waterloo Region, a not-for-profit championing business led and community focused climate action in Waterloo Region, Ontario. The aim of this podcast is to amplify diverse voices and perspectives within the sustainability movement. Hosts Savonnaé Street and Lauren Peng have conversations with BIPOC guests working in sustainability in Waterloo Region and beyond to shed light on the importance of diversity in this field. We hope you enjoy it!

Voices Of Sustainability Sustainable Waterloo Region

    • Society & Culture

This podcast is presented by Sustainable Waterloo Region, a not-for-profit championing business led and community focused climate action in Waterloo Region, Ontario. The aim of this podcast is to amplify diverse voices and perspectives within the sustainability movement. Hosts Savonnaé Street and Lauren Peng have conversations with BIPOC guests working in sustainability in Waterloo Region and beyond to shed light on the importance of diversity in this field. We hope you enjoy it!

    5: Haider Ishtiaq

    5: Haider Ishtiaq

    Haider Ishtiaq is a student, podcaster and SWR volunteer passionate about sustainability. With a unique worldview and interest in both business and making a difference, Haider discusses the beginning of his sustainability journey and his future career path. Through this episode, Lauren and Savonnaé hand off VOS to Haider and say farewell to SWR.

    • 40 min
    4: Tony Brijpaul

    4: Tony Brijpaul

    Tony Brijpaul is an innovation leader and the Co-Founder of Miovision, a smart Transportation organization. His mindset sets him apart as a socially minded strategic visionary. Tony discusses his time at the University of Waterloo, the value of sustainability and the importance of mentorship. He gets at what it means to be sustainably minded in the technology industry.

    • 31 min
    3: Arcy Canumay

    3: Arcy Canumay

    Sustainable mobility consultant Arcy Canumay discusses the value of difference, what it means to be the bicycle mayor of Waterloo and the importance of inclusive mobility solutions. Arcy makes one thing abundantly clear: collaboration is key to creating an environment that will encourage more cycling.

    • 46 min
    2: Nouran Nour, Sarah Tran and Asiyah Choudry

    2: Nouran Nour, Sarah Tran and Asiyah Choudry

    SWR co-op students Nouran, Sarah and Asiyah discuss introductions to sustainability, identity and what it means to grow up during a climate crisis. Though all students come from different cultural and academic perspectives of engineering, business and geography, they all have similar goals!  

    • 48 min
    1: Savonnaé Street

    1: Savonnaé Street

    Savonnaé talks about growing up as a Black woman in the Region of Waterloo and attending the University of Waterloo, the importance of including diverse voices and perspectives in the sustainability movement, how she defines sustainability, and what she is most proud of!  

    • 45 min

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