Meet the Recon Team of Green Warrior Permaculture Aid: Rebecca Sweetman
Rebecca is the Executive Director of The Paradigm Shift Project, a charity that creates documentary media to inform and inspire social change. With over 13 years experience working with grassroots movements for social and environmental justice, Rebecca uses a lens of solidarity in her filmmaking to build trust, connection, and engagement across socioeconomic and geopolitical boundaries. Her projects are diverse and benefit communities across the globe working for a better and more sustainable future. Rebecca is also an international public speaker, and has lectured at institutions in Canada, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Brazil, and at TedXValletta in Malta (2011). From human rights violations and deforestation due to Sumatra’s palm oil plantations, to food insecurity in Peru’s slums, to refugee children in Malaysia, to access to water in India, to sex trafficking in Cambodia, Rebecca documents amazing solutions happening on the world’s toughest issues, to show that each one of us can, and should, get involved.
You can support Rebecca’s role documenting the progress on the ground by donating online to The Paradigm Shift Project (www.theparadigmshiftproject.org) and specifying your donation to Voicing Disaster. Donations are tax-deductible in Canada and the US.