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ABOUT NOMINEE

Fullname: Ruth Eyi Adzo Dzokoto

Category: Best SDG13 Advocate of The Year

Code: 0843

Nominee's Bio: RUTH IS AN ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH OFFICER WITH PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION FROM THE ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS COUNCIL AND HAVE DEVELOPED A PERSONAL INTEREST AND PASSION IN ISSUES REGARDING CLIMATE CHANGE BECAUSE OF ITS EFFECT ON THE COMMUNITY WHERE SHE GREW UP. RUTH HAS SINCE BEEN TAKING COURSES RELATING TO THIS FIELD AND ALSO VOLUNTEERING WITH MANY ORGANIZATIONS TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC AND TEACHING THEM BASIC PLASTIC RECYCLING TECHNIQUES. RUTH WAS PART OF THE FIRST COHORT OF 55 FEMALES ACROSS AFRICA TO UNDERTAKE TRUE AFRICA UNIVERSITY’S “AFRICAN PERSPECTIVE ON CLIMATE CHANGE” COURSE. SHE IS ALSO THE MICHELMAS TERM COHORT ON SCHOOL OF CLIMATE CHANGE BY THE OXFORD CLIMATE SOCIETY. RUTH PARTICIPATED IN THE TIDE TURNERS CHALLENGE ORGANIZED BY JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT AFRICA AND THE UN ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME AND WAS ADJUDGED AN OUTSTANDING TIDE TURNER. RUTH HAD HER NATIONAL SERVICE AT THE KOTOKA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AS A PORT HEALTH OFFICER AND FORMALLY WORKED WITH THE DISEASE SURVEILLANCE DEPARTMENT AS A VOLUNTEER CONTACT TRACER ON COVID-19. CURRENTLY, RUTH RUNS A NON GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATION (THE GREEN DIALOGUE AFRICA)TACKLING CLIMATE CHANGE THROUGH EDUCATION AND ADVOCACY WHERE SHE MOBILIZES YOUTH TO TAKE ACTION REGARDING CLIMATE CHANGE. SHE ALSO WORKS WITH THE AYAWASO CENTRAL MUNICIPAL ASSEMBLY AS AN ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH OFFICER IN CHARGE OF WASTE MANAGEMENT. WITH HER SPECIAL COMMUNICATION AND KNOWLEDGE LEVEL ON MATTERS REGARDING CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE ENVIRONMENT, RUTH HAS HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO BE ON VARIOUS PLATFORM TO TALK ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE AND IYS RELATED TOPICS. SOME OF. THIS NOTABLE PLATFORMS INCLUDE; THE U.S EMBASSY GHANA EARTH REFUGE (THE FIRST LEGAL THINKTANK DEDICATED TO CLIMATE MIGRANTS) ALL ISSUES WOMEN PODCAST (A UGANDA BASED PODCAST) SEB FOUNDATION MOZART WOODS MEDIA


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