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Planet Forward
Creativity is critical to communicate solutions and inspire change. Adobe Creative Cloud is a the forefront of this crusade.
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From left: Planet Forward Founding Director Frank Sesno; Leo, Operations Coordinator at Plantita Power; Jennifer Cuyuch, George Washington University, whose story covered Plantita Power; Halley Hughes, University of Arizona; Sven Lindblad; Farzona Comnas, George Washington University; Ryan Bieber, Ithaca College; and Dr. Imani M. Cheers, GW's Director of Academic Adventures. (Not pictured is Delaney Graham, SUNY-ESF.)

Founding Director, Planet Forward
We are pleased to announce the winners of our annual Storyfest competition – the very best stories from college students around the environment, sustainability, and innovative solutions from the past academic year.
Planet Forward-Comcast NBCUniversal Sustainable Storytelling Fellowship
Planet Forward
The Planet Forward-Comcast NBCUniversal Sustainable Storytelling Fellowship is a journey of collaboration. With support from our friends at Comcast NBCUniversal, Planet Forward selected talented student storytellers to report from the frontlines of... Read More

Juan Carlos Avila, a naturalist and expedition leader aboard the National Geographic Endeavour II, is also a farmer. (Photo courtesy Juan Carlos Avila)

Planet Forward Senior Correspondent
Juan Carlos Avila grew up on a farm in the Galápagos Islands. Today, he works to help conserve the archipelago as an Expedition Leader and Naturalist Guide aboard the National Geographic Endeavour II.
A man with dark blonde hair in a pale green polo and green pants plays guitar while in a canoe in a narrow body of water surrounded by lush green trees and a cloudy blue sky.

From "Orange" Acoustic Music Video (Photo courtesy Pinegrove)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Ithaca College
Pinegrove's frontman walked me through his songwriting process and inspiration behind the album. He also gave insight on how he incorporates activism in his daily life and how he copes with the current state of climate change.
Planet Forward
The Nov. 12 event focused on digital storytelling in climate justice and the future of the movement
Deepti Bansal Gage, left, and Frank Sesno, right, high five while seated on red stools in front of floor-to-ceiling windows with the DC cityscape in the background

Former Planet Forward Senior Correspondent, now an environmental lawyer, Deepti Bansal Gage was interviewed by Frank Sesno for our Adobe MAX session "The Future is Creative Storytelling," airing Wednesday, Oct. 27 at 1:30 pm ET.

Founding Director, Planet Forward
Our work at Planet Forward, exemplified by rock star former Senior Correspondent Deepti Bansal Gage, was highlighted in the Adobe MAX session "The Future is Creative Storytelling."
Planet Forward-Comcast NBCUniversal Sustainable Storytelling Fellowship
Founding Director, Planet Forward
The three Fellows will create mini-documentaries on the frontlines of sustainability to be screened to an audience of academics, professionals, and students in the fields of science and communication at the 2022 Planet Forward Summit.
Staff fill boxes with food at Pittsburgh area food bank

As the need for food continued to grow during the pandemic, the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank called on the Pennsylvania Army National Guard and opened an additional, temporary food box packing site. Food access, food security, nutrition, and environmental justice challenges are among the topics our fellows will explore in their stories this summer. (Melissa Murray/Creative Commons)

Founding Director, Planet Forward
Four students will produce stories at the nexus of food security, agriculture, and nutrition, and work under the guidance of GW’s National Geographic Professor of Science Communication, Lisa Palmer.
Founding Director, Planet Forward
Our 2021 Summit event hosted some of the most compelling guests — and conversations — we've ever had. Whether you want to re-watch a portion, or check out the entire event, we have all the info here.

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