Join us for webinars, presentations, film screenings, and training courses held throughout the year! Virtual events are an easy and accessible way for you to learn more about population issues, connect with Population Connection staff, and meet others interested in working together for a more sustainable future for our planet.

Please contact us at engage@popconnect.org if you have any additional thoughts or feedback for future events—we love hearing from you!

Upcoming Events

Unity For Women’s Empowerment

A discussion on sustainable development initiatives for 2023 in Nepal’s far-western region

Rural Women’s Development and Unity Center (RUWDUC) Nepal is a nonprofit organization that supports rural development programs in environmental conservation, health care, and women’s empowerment throughout the far-western region of Nepal. Join us for an in-depth discussion on the organization’s exciting 2023 initiatives with RUWDUC’s Executive Director, Kamal Rawal, and Population Connection’s Senior Analyst, Hannah Evans. Hannah traveled with Kamal to several of RUWDUC’s project sites this past November and will be sharing stories, along with photos and videos, from their trip together. Kamal will discuss the scope of RUWDUC’s work in collaboration with Population Connection, especially following our newly expanded partnership in 2023.

Learn more about our partnership with RUWDUC here!

Date: Thursday, February 9th
Time: 11:00am ET/8:00am PT

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Page Turners Book Club

Discussion on The Turnaway Study by Dr. Diana Greene Foster

Access to family planning services is recognized internationally as a human right and plays an important role in achieving our mission to stabilize global population growth.

With the expertise of a team of scientists, Diana Greene Foster highlights stories from women across America, some of whom received abortions, some of whom were turned away. Intrigued to learn how the ability to choose whether, when, and with whom to have children impacts the trajectory of one’s future, Dr. Foster’s study provides important insight for any reader interested in reproductive rights.

Date: Thursday, February 16th
Time: 4:00pm ET/1:00pm PT

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In Case You Missed Us...

2022 Year in Review

We had Population Connection’s staff walk participants through Population Education’s newest offerings for K-12 students and educators; explain how we responded to changes in the reproductive rights advocacy landscape; gave an overview of successful outreach efforts informing the public about population issues; and shared updates on our Global Partners program.

Recording Available Here

8 Billion Mini Series

Leading up to the 8 billion milestone, we hosted a number of events where we discussed how our growing population hampers progress toward environmental preservation, climate change efforts, and poverty alleviation. We heard from community organizers in Uganda, youth activists in Nepal, and PopConnect staff based across the country.

Recordings of All Presentations Available Here

Event Archive

2022 Events

All Events

We’ve had a full year of virtual events, hosting experts in the fields of conservation, population issues, sustainable development, and women’s empowerment.

All 2022 Virtual Events

Demography Series

This spring we hosted our virtual demography series! Hannah Evans, our Senior Analyst, hosted educational sessions once a month from March to June that explored the various ways in which human population trends and dynamics affect global sustainable development and environmental change.

Demography Series

Page Turners Book Club

Just last year we started our “Page Turners” Book Club, eager to have a new platform to connect with our supporters on publications related to our work. Since then, we’ve hosted several meetings to discuss books chosen by book club participants. Topics discussed during meetings include population issues, demographic trends, sustainable development, and climate change.

 

Page Turners Book Club

Earth Day Celebration

We had another memorable year celebrating Earth Day with our passionate supporters! Festivities included an on-demand screening and panel discussion of the film, The Singing Planet. In addition, we heard from our partners at Lemur Love and held the third session of our new Demography Series.

 

Earth Day 2022

2021 Events

Fall Events

During the Fall, we connected with professors from the University of Calabar and the University of Michigan to discuss their research in the fields of ecological stability, sustainable development, and climate justice. In addition, we hosted our Senior Leadership Team to share our biggest accomplishments of 2021.

2021 Fall Events

Summer Series

We had a jam-packed summer hosting monthly speaking engagements and an encore screening of the hard-hitting documentary 8 Billion Angels. Organizations featured in our Summer Series include Project Drawdown, World Wildlife Fund, Earth Overshoot, Reproductive Health Uganda, and Transition Earth.

2021 Summer Series

Book Club Meetings

In 2021 we started our “Page Turners” Book Club, excited to have a new way to connect with our members and supporters on the latest publications that discuss population dynamics, sustainable development, and environmental issues. Every two months, we hosted one-hour discussions on books chosen by our audience. Publications include The New Climate War by Michael E. Mann and The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert.

Page Turners Book Club

Earth Day Passport Series

We celebrated this year’s Earth Day all month long, hosting speakers from organizations around the world to discuss family planning services and reproductive rights in their communities. We wrapped up presentations with an on-demand screening of the new documentary, 2040, followed by a discussion of the film on Earth Day!

2021 Earth Day

2020 Events

2020 Fall Speaker Series

We wrapped up 2020 virtual events on a high note with our Fall Speaker Series! We were fortunate enough to showcase some of our incredible international partnerships as well as highlight how our Population Education and Action Fund programs have transitioned during this unprecedented year. We hope you enjoy these interesting and informative conversations!

2020 Fall Speaker Series

2020 Population + Climate Change Course

An introduction to population studies, this month-long course is particularly useful for anyone interested in volunteering with Population Connection in the future. Presented by our Communications Manager Hannah Evans, the weekly sessions take a deeper look at how population dynamics relate to global issues such as poverty, sustainable development, access to health care, climate change, and the health of our planet.

Population and Climate Change Course

2020 Summer Speaker Series

Our incredible international partners were showcased during our 2020 Summer Speaker Series. We hosted experts from WINGS Guatemala and Conservation Through Public Health (CTPH) to learn how their work has shifted during the COVID-19 crisis. We also co-hosted a presentation with our sister organization, Population Connection Action Fund for an update on the state of reproductive rights advocacy during 2020’s election season.

2020 Summer Series

2020 Earth Day Challenge

Leading up to the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, we held a virtual Earth Day challenge consisting of daily actions individuals could partake in to reduce their environmental impact. Two of the challenges included tuning in to presentations hosted by our President John Segar and Communications Manager Hannah Evans.

2020 Earth Day