Vanessa White, Environmental Consultant
“The program pushed me to re-examine my pre-existing ideas on innovation and the innovation process. The experience extended beyond developing a solution and provided me with techniques and tools that can be applied to investigating future problems” comments Vanessa.
Vanessa is an environmental consultant based in Australia, focusing on contaminated land. A large part of her work is dedicated to assessing the potential contamination risks to the environment and the health and wellbeing of people. She is deeply involved in projects that investigate poor waste management and housekeeping practices in the industrial and manufacturing sectors, leading to soil and groundwater contamination.
UNLEASH is a global initiative created in 2017, aiming to create the world’s largest innovation lab for the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Every year leading up to 2030, UNLEASH gathers 1,000 of the world’s brightest youngest talents to problem-solve, innovate and collaborate across teams to develop new solutions to global challenges.