In October 2018, Evanne Nowak and Matthea de Jong organized the first Artistic Climate Summit for the Cultural Capital of Europe. Both work as social entrepreneurs on the intersection of media, art and social change for governments, funds, NGOs and cultural players. Matthea de Jong previously set up various platforms including Movies that Matter Foundation, IepenUP, the Asylum Search Engine, and Per Expression. Evanne Nowak was involved in the climate negotiations of COP14 in Poznan in 2008 as the youth ambassador of the WWF. She was programmer of the International Philosophy Festival Thinking Planet and worked for Nature College, the foundation of Princess Irene from The Netherlands.
“To bring about change, you will have to touch people in the heart”