On 28th June, the Green Institute featured on a TEDx event titled Shaping The Future, where 12 speakers within 12 minutes spoke on various fields of study spanning across agriculture, music, poetry, social and biological environment. Some of the speakers include Walter Spearheart (multi-instrumentalist), Olushola Amusan (Curators), Professor Theophilus Fadayomi (Acting Vice Chancellor, Elizade University), Tade Ajiboye (Virtual Reality Developer) and others.
The event took place in Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin, Akure, Ondo Nigeria. Among the speakers was Dr. Akinsemolu Adenike (Founder of the Green Institute) who was accompanied by a few representatives of the Green institute, where she gave a presentation titled “Selling the Green Idea”.
With a time limit of 12 minutes, she gave an orientation about what the Green Institute is involved in, what it means to go green, the need for environmental sustainability and also implored the audience to take the green pledge.