Dominique Souris

Co-Founder and Executive Director - Youth Climate Lab

A tireless climate activist and youth advocate, Dominique is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Youth Climate Lab (YCL), a global non-profit organization based in Canada that works to accelerate youth-led climate policy, projects and businesses.

Dominique is also a World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Shaper and a Board Member for the Foundation for Environmental Stewardship. She also sits on the Leadership Council for the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN)-Canada and Smart Prosperity’s Leaders Initiative. Dominique holds a Bachelor of Environmental Studies and Master of Arts in Global Governance.

In 2018, Dominique was named among the Top 25 under 25 Environmentalists in Canada and Top 100 Global Visionary Leaders as well as received the Young Alumni Award by the University of Waterloo, Canada.

My Sessions

Opening Plenary Day 2: Stronger Together: The Nexus of Canada’s Governance, Diplomacy and Security Policies

Room 118

The rise of populism, trade protectionism, and human rights violations are but some of the most pressing global challenges. The effects of these global trends are already being felt in Canada and have implications for the prospects of both domestic and international prosperity. This plenary will unpack the ways global trends are leading change in global order and structures, where […]

Diplomacy Security

The Future of Climate Change Policy – Maximizing Benefits Through a Whole-of-Society Approach

Room 106 E

REGISTER FOR THIS SESSION LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE Climate change is drastically changing the way policymakers from all sectors need to approach the way we build and preserve healthy, safe and equitable societies – in Canada and abroad. Do we require an integrated approach to dealing with climate change? Does Canada’s ambition meet the urgency of […]