Job title: CEO and founder
Zaqiya Cajee is the 18 year old founder of Swopitup, an environmental initiative that educates young people about the contribution fast fashion has towards the climate crisis. The initiative also provides a platform for young people to access the preloved market through clothing swops in schools. She talks out on the importance of elevating young voices and not just listening to them but also taking action upon those words. SwopItUp has since expanded to include a creators program which allows young people to express themselves in creative ways whilst bringing attention to the climate crisis. She was also a co-coordinator for the Mock COP26 campaign.
Plenary Panel: Young leaders shaping the future of sustainable business 9:50 am
The influence of younger voices on corporate strategies and values is growing, immensely. Here, we give a panel of youthful visionaries a platform to discuss what businesses and governments should really be doing to build a more sustainable and equitable future, today. The Greta effect: How Generation Z views the current state of play The…Read more
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