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Changemakers SES2017

By Meredith Adler



Share your story with 800+ Delegates at SES 2017!

The International Student Energy Summit is currently seeking energy rockstars for their signature Changemakers Panel. Come and share your story of being bold, pursuing your passion and shaping the world’s energy future at SES 2017 in Merida this June!


What is the Changemakers Panel?

Back by popular demand, the Changemakers panel showcases inspirational former SES delegates who are carving their own path and changing the face of energy around the globe. Moderated by SES 2011 Chair Rosie Pidcock, the panel presents an inspiring dialogue to current delegates by answering three key questions:

1. How did your SES experience inspire you to pursue a career in energy?

2. What challenges have you faced and how did you overcome them?

3.    What is your advice to current students considering how to make their mark in the energy world?


Who can apply to become a Changemaker panelist?

All former delegates of SES 2009, 2011, 2013 and 2015.


What’s in it for me?

Three Changemakers will be awarded full travel and conference attendance bursaries to attend SES 2017 in Merida, Mexico June 13-16, 2017!


How do I apply?

Fill out our application survey by April 21, 2017 at 5:00pm Pacific Standard Time.

Questions? Please email Rosie Pidcock, SES 2011 Chair at


Meet our partner!

The SES 2017 Changemakers Panel is proudly supported by the University of British Columbia’s Masters in Engineering Leadership Program in Clean Energy Engineering (MEL CEEN). The MEL in Clean Energy Engineering is an intensive one-year degree program for engineers and environmental science graduates who want to make their sustainable vision a reality and advance their careers in the in-demand field of clean energy. Broaden your sector-relevant skills in a dynamic, multi-disciplinary learning environment and gain hands-on experience in collaboration with various MEL CEEN partners and UBC’s Clean Energy Research Centre


Want to build your Changemaker skills? Connect with a UBC MEL CEEN advisor.