Hope for the Earth in Gen Z, with Melati Wijsen | May 27, 2022

Melati Wijsen at Opening Press Conference of World Economic Forum, 2020
Credit: World Economic Forum
Melati Wijsen at Opening Press Conference of World Economic Forum, 2020 Credit: World Economic Forum

Changemaker and NatGeo Asia’s Expedition: Earth star Melati Wijsen, who co-founded Bye Bye Plastic Bags and YOUTHTOPIA, graces us with her presence on the Coconuts Podcast as she talks to us about founding a social initiative at 12, inspiring other youths across the globe, and why one is never too young to start making a difference. Tune in!

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