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Happy Climate Hacks: A Presentation and Fireside Chat with Dr. Jiaying Zhao

Hosted by entrepreneurship@UBC
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​Join us for a presentation on Feng Shui’ing Your Fridge and other Happy Climate Hacks by Dr. Jiaying Zhao, Professor in the UBC Department of Psychology. Hosted by Dr. Shannon Bard, Climate Venture Studio Lead & Entrepreneur in Residence, entrepreneurship@UBC.

Following this presentation will be a Fireside Chat on the Happy Climate Project, a Q&A session with the audience, and a Networking Session. Learn how to be a happy climate activist and how to promote climate action in a positive light!

​​Event Details:
Date & Time: Tuesday, April 16 - 11:30am-1 pm
Location: ​This event will be hosted at UBC Robson Square in the entrepreneurship@UBC Innovation Space (room #1900), directly opposite the front doors by the skating rink. Walk across the lobby directly to the french doors to get to room 1900. Get directions.


  • 11:30 - 11:45 am Networking

  • 11:45 am - 12:30 pm Presentation & Fireside Chat (Welcome remarks: Dr. Shannon Bard, Climate Venture Studio Lead @ entrepreneurship@UBC)

  • 12:30 - 1:00 pm Q&A & Networking

​About Dr. Zhao

Dr. Jiaying Zhao is a Canada Research Chair and Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology and the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability at the University of British Columbia. Her work uses psychological principles to design behavioural solutions to address sustainability challenges. Her current projects tackle resource scarcity, climate action, waste reduction, and biodiversity conservation.



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About entrepreneurship@UBC

entrepreneurship@UBC provides UBC students, researchers, faculty members, alumni and staff with the resources, networks, and funding they need to succeed. As one of the world’s top 40 research universities with 80,000 students, faculty and staff and over $730 million in annual research funding, UBC has long been a catalyst for innovation. Part of the Innovation UBC network, entrepreneurship@UBC supports UBC ventures and entrepreneurs to generate social and economic impacts in B.C. and around the world.

​To date, entrepreneurship@UBC has worked with over 742 ventures who have raised more than $1.75 billion in funding, generated more than $740 million in revenue and hired more than 1900 employees, stimulating the economic and social landscape of B.C. while building anchor companies that have global impact.

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The University of British Columbia
800 Robson St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 3B7, Canada
Room 1900 (entrepreneurship@UBC)
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