We’ve had a full year of virtual events, hosting experts in the fields of conservation, sustainable development, demography, and reproductive rights. Speaking events are held through Zoom, and presentations are followed by a Q+A session with the speaker where participants can submit questions live in the chat box.

Please explore the links below for more information on the presentation recordings, access to the presentation slides, and speaker bios!

Connecting the Dots Between Women's Empowerment and Critical Biodiversity Protection 

During this event we’ll hear from Sara Inés Lara, Founder and Executive Director of Women for Conservation, who will share how the organization’s programs work to protect and preserve endangered wildlife and their habitats.

Presentation Date: August 25th, 2022

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Pronatalism and Rapid Population Growth: Challenging the Social Pressures to Have Children

In this presentation, Executive Director of Population Balance Nandita Bajaj discusses her work on one of the main drivers of unsustainable population growth: pronatalism.

Presentation Date: Wednesday, July 13th

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Only One Earth: Creating Lasting Solutions for Human and Planetary Well-being

We heard from Population Connection’s Senior Analyst Hannah Evans and Joshua Mirondo, Project Associate for Transition Earth on reproductive rights, climate justice, and sustainable development.

Presentation Date: June 7th, 2022

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Lemurs, Women, and Science

In this presentation we hear from the Founder and on-the-ground director of Lemur Love about how their organization is protecting biodiversity, supporting development, and increasing capacity in Madagascar’s next generation of conservationists.

Presentation Date: April 13th, 2022

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The Singing Planet

After an on-demand screening of The Singing Planet, we sit down with the filmmaker Liz McKenzie, natural sounds recordist Hank Lentfer, and Population Connection VP for Communications Marian Starkey for a panel discussion.

Presentation Date: April 8th, 2022

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Demography Series

This spring we hosted our Hannah Evans, our Senior Analyst for monthly educational sessions that explored the various ways in which human population trends and dynamics affect global sustainable development and environmental change.

Presentation Date: March to June

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Glaring Emissions: Linking Rapid Population Growth and Climate Change

Population Connection President and CEO, John Seager discusses the importance of looking at demographic trends to address and mitigate climate impacts as we near a global population of 8 billion people.

Presentation Date: February 23rd, 2022

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