May East (Brazil)
CEO of Gaia Education, and a fellow of UNITAR.
As CEO of Gaia Education, her passion is to co-develop Project-Based Learning trajectories supporting indigenous and migrant communities and their traditions to survive in rapidly changing environments while enhancing their opportunities to become the designers of their desired future.
A UNITAR Fellow, she has an MSc in Spatial Planning with specialization in the rehabilitation of abandoned villages.
She is a sustainability educator, spatial planner and social innovator. Designated one of the 100 Global SustainAbility Leaders three years in row, she leads a whole generation of regenerative designers and educators in 54 countries working with community-based organizations and intergovernmental agencies in the development of policy guidance and projects.