Dr. Karen Bakker
The Sounds of Life
Karen is a Canadian author, researcher and social impact tech entrepreneur. Through the Smart Earth project, she is exploring how the tools of the Digital Age could be mobilized to solve the most pressing challenges of the Anthropocene, including climate change, biodiversity loss, and the Future of Work.
Known for her work on digital transformation, environmental governance and sustainability she is a Rhodes Scholar with a PhD from Oxford, a Professor at the University of British Columbia, a Guggenheim Fellow and a Fellow at the Harvard Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.
Is digital technology bringing us closer to nature?