All posts tagged: INKTalks

Heather Blair at INK

WATCH: Breaking the silence by Heather Blair

Activist and Green School graduate Heather Blair speaks powerfully on how to eradicate the ‘silence’ surrounding the topic of sexual assault and the need to use the power of social media to foster an environment that encourages people to share. About Heather:  Heather Blair is 17 years old and a recent graduate of The Green School in Bali, Indonesia.  She lives between Canada, California, Bali and the Caribbean.  Having studied musical theatre, acting and improv since she was five, Heather has taken these skills and put them towards speaking about sexual assault. She prides herself on being a human rights activist, actress, screenwriter and feminist.  Her objectives going forward include completing a short film and attending University in New York. She is plant based, enjoys football, film, fashion, photography and Krav Maga.

Dali and Finn from Nalu at INKTalks

WATCH: NALU tells the ‘Give to Get’ story at INKTalks

NALU has just launched their line of organic sweatshirts in L.A. “It’s been so amazing to moving to producing organic streetwear so we can support the planet and people’s health. It’s all being produced in an organic factory in India,” says Dali Schonfelder, co-founder of NALU. Listen to them tell their story of how they founded their enterprise, starting from a simple desire to help their friends in rural Indian schools get school uniforms. Recorded at INKTalks in Goa. 

INKTalks on Edible Cutlery

WATCH: The inventor of edible cutlery speaks

A radical way to counter obnoxious plastic. “It’s amazing how much a researcher can learn when he starts to think. We seem to be researching endlessly, but this guy seems to be actually doing something. It’s such an amazing initiative. Please watch the talk. Here’s more about INKTalks.”  

Heather Blair at INK

Green School students at INKTalks

“Last week I went to INKTalks with three students from Green School- Dali and Finn Schonfelder and Heather Blair. Dali and Finn spoke about Nalu, their company, and Heather about the importance of consent. Both got a standing ovation from the crowd. An impressive feat considering who was in the audience. Can’t wait to see the talks get published.” -JH It’s one thing to look good when you buy our clothes, the next thing is to do good and therefore feel good. – Dali and Finn  

INK2014 Isabel Melati Wijsen

Bye Bye Plastic Bags: From Bali to India!

Green School students and founders of Bye Bye Plastic Bags took their message to INKTalks 2014! Born and raised in Bali, Indonesia, youngsters Melati Wijsen (13) and Isabel Wijsen (11) are working to transform their community and society through their project BBPB (Bye Bye Plastic Bags), which focuses on the issue of waste disposal. Today, BBPB has become a well-known social initiative with a team of 25 volunteers from different local and international schools working to increase awareness around garbage disposal and advocate to change public perception about the use of plastic.