Elizabeth Katherine Gamarra, TEDx speaker, former Fulbrighter at Instituto Empresa (IE) University in Madrid Spain and current World Rotary Peace Fellow at the International Christian University in Japan is a human right entrepreneur focused on sustainability, peace, and indigenous efforts. She finished her graduate studies at the age of 19 permitting her to work with Amnesty International, the Center of Migration and Refugee Integration at the University of Utah, the Academic Council of the United Nations, Global Peacebuilding of Japan, and GOL, her own NGO focused on POC educational empowerment. Elizabeth’s expertise in her respected field is in social work, global women’s health and substance use disorder treatment with refugee and indigenous communities in North and South America. She is a recipient of several national awards including the Martin Luther King Drum Major Award and the Young Philanthropy Award – inspiring her to launch the project of “On the Road Japan” a workshop series initiative focused on bringing peace, sustainability, and nature at a greater level with youth around the world.
- Triumph for Nature: Panama’s Supreme Court Halts Largest Copper Mine in a Landmark Environmental Victory
- “Accountability: Why We Need to Count Social and Environmental Cost for A Livable Future”
- “The Intersectional Environmentalist” by Leah Thomas
- “Global Climate Crisis Intensifies: Urgent Call for Accelerated Action to Limit Warming and Mitigate Impacts”
- “Heart to Heart” by the Dalai Lama and Patrick McDonnell