Sheen Tyagi

Sheen Tyagi is a youth leader, changemaker, and student from India who is raising awareness about critical social issues by engaging in global advocacy and pioneering research.She champions women's rights and advocates for climate action alongside the United Nations Foundation as a Recognised Young Climate Advocate and is working on analysing climate finance accessibility with YOUNGO, UNFCCC as the Research Director of YOUNGO Finance and Markets Working Group.She has recently launched a report titled 'The Availability of Climate Finance for Youth' in collaboration with The Commonwealth Secretariat at COP28, in the presence of Simon Stiell, Secretary-General of UNFCCC, and Rt Hon Patricia Scotland KC, Secretary-General of The Commonwealth.In 2022, She was recognised by the United Nations Foundation as one of the "spotlighted youth climate advocates" voices with an impressive work trajectory. She was also featured by UNF for their #EqualEverywhere Campaign, which profiled her impact in "inspiring girls to take action in India". At COP28, Sheen was the featured voice on UNF's Instagram account where she shared her insights on climate-gender intersectionality, expectations for COP28, and words of wisdom for budding changemakers. In 2023, she was also recognised as a Rising Star by the Earth Day Network "for being a born leader who focuses on promoting sustainable development, reducing gender discrimination, and expanding Earth's green canopy".Sheen is a diligent, hardworking, aware, and motivated individual who actively represents South Asian and Indian voices in global public speaking and leadership events. She is fluent in English (bilingual), Hindi (native), Spanish (upper intermediate), and French (elementary).A dynamic leader, Sheen has multi-faceted interests and is proactive, meticulous, and innovative in every endeavour she undertakes. Her interests lie in women's rights, climate change, sustainable development, and children's education and welfare (socially), and business, consulting, and finance (academically). Driven by a desire to bridge seemingly disparate interests, she seeks to forge a unique path in her work by approaching social impact with intersectionality, leaving a lasting mark on every workplace she enters.

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