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Environmental, Cultural and Human Rights Advocatehttp://www.zwc.ca/speakers/Sheila Watt-CloutierEnvironmental, Cultural and Human Rights Advocate<div class="ExternalClassBD65FFE8365C48D69C1A6C8A59274DCA"><p>​Sheila is in the business of transforming public opinion into public policy. Experienced in working with global decision-makers for more than a decade, Sheila offers a new model for 21st century leadership. She speaks with passion and urgency on the issues of today - the environment, the economy, foreign policy, global health, and sustainability - not as separate concerns, but as a deeply interconnected whole. At a time when people are seeking solutions, direction, and a sense of hope, this global leader provides a big picture of where we are and where we're headed.</p><p>In 2007, Sheila was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for her advocacy work showing the impact of global climate change on human rights - especially in the Arctic. She is an Officer of the Order of Canada and was elected the Canadian president of the Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) from 1995 to 2002, before becoming the International Chair of the ICC until 2006. Widely recognized for her influential work, Sheila gave a TEDx Talk in 2016 titled ‘Human Trauma and Climate Trauma as One’ and has authored a critically acclaimed memoir titled ‘The Right to Be Cold: One Woman’s Story of Protecting Her Culture, the Arctic and the Whole Planet’. </p><p> <em>Keynote: Adapt And Thrive - Embracing Humanity For Transformation | 3:30 pm PST</em> <br></p></div>http://www.zwc.ca/speakers/SpeakersPhoto2021/SheilaWatt-Cloutier.jpg, Sheila Watt-CloutierGP0|#ee7c0fe0-401e-46d8-9b9d-b33af2a98fce;L0|#0ee7c0fe0-401e-46d8-9b9d-b33af2a98fce|Sheila Watt-Cloutier;GTSet|#c31bcefc-bba8-4775-8a91-82f54b19d6e1;GPP|#3499e05c-49cf-47f1-9ac7-e17073eabf4cSheilaWatt-Cloutier