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2023 Nominee & Honoree

Expedition: Time   (Science & Education)

Expedition: Earth    (Health, Science & Education)

Featured Series

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"The road stretched out ahead, and we still have far to go."

"the smell of salt and burning wood filled our senses."

“We made it,” I said. “We made it.”

Professional Workshops

National Sun Yat Sen University  (April 2023)

"Awaken the Storyteller Within: Introduction to Storytelling"

Taimei Family Foundation Children's Library  (March 2023)

"Storytelling for Sustainability: Skills for the 21st Century"

Yenching Scholars x Philanthropy in Motion (May 2022)

Lilly: Featured Work

Featured Presentations

Lillygol Sedaghat & Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jenna Jambeck | Upcycling Our Planet through Collaboration

Lillygol Sedaghat & Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jenna Jambeck | Upcycling Our Planet through Collaboration

Lillygol Sedaghat is a National Geographic Explorer and multimedia storyteller at the intersection of science, systems, and people. She has worked in Taiwan as a Fulbright - National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellow documenting Taiwan's waste management system, plastics recycling, and Circular Economy initiatives, tracing the human narrative using infographics, videography, and photojournalism. Lillygol is a 2019 National Geographic Sea to Source Plastics Expedition Team Member responsible for storytelling and land-based waste management and infrastructure research along the Ganga River from Bangladesh to India. She runs the expedition's digital field journal and is creating a database of Circular Living case studies. A spokesperson for National Geographic’s global “Planet or Plastic?” Campaign, Lillygol has launched the campaign in China, Nat Geo Asia's #PlasticFreeResolutions, and spoken at United Nations World Environment Day India, Nat Geo on Campus, and the National Geographic Live series, among other events. She has been named one of the “5 Under 25: Leaders in U.S.-China Relations” by China Hands magazine. Lillygol received her Bachelor of Arts in political economy from the University of California, Berkeley, and will pursue her MPhil in Nature, Society, and Environmental Governance at the University of Oxford in Fall 2019. ลิลลี่กอลเป็นนักสื่อสารมวลชนด้านสิ่งแวดล้อมที่คร่ำหวอดทั้งในด้านวิทยาศาสตร์ ระบบ และบุคคล โดยใช้อินโฟกราฟฟิก มิวสิควิดีโอ แผนที่ และการบอกเล่าเรื่องราวผ่านสื่อดิจิทัล เพื่อส่งเสริมความรู้ด้านสิ่งแวดล้อม โดยมีวัตถุประสงค์ในการเปลี่ยนความคิดของผู้คนที่มีต่อขยะ ซึ่งมักถูกมองว่าเป็นสิ่งไร้ค่าและใช้ได้เพียงครั้งเดียว ให้กลายเป็นสิ่งที่มีคุณค่า นอกจากนี้ ลิลลี่กอลยังเป็นกระบอกเสียงให้กับโครงการระดับโลก “Planet or Plastic?” ของเนชั่นแนล จีโอกราฟฟิกอีกด้วย
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Lillygol Sedaghat documented Taiwan’s waste management system and innovations in plastics and electronics recycling through film and digital media. She hopes to inspire conscious consumerism – the realization that every choice we make affects the environment – and spark a global discussion on trash with the #MyWasteMyWay. Using music videos, info-graphics, and maps to promote environmental education, she aims to transform people’s perceptions of trash from something disposable to something valuable. Although she began her research with limited vocabulary, she believed in the importance of using Chinese as the language of choice for her field work and worked hard to improve her Mandarin. While she is still working on finding her voice, she acknowledges that the journey is long, but definitely worth it. Lillygol Sedaghat is a multi-media environmental journalist and speaker focusing on the intersection among science, systems, and people. She is a 2017-18 Fulbright–National Geographic Digital Storyteller. She is an active contributor to National Geographic's "Planet or Plastic?" global campaign. Lillygol has spoken at UN World Environment Day, Influence Nation Summit DC, and National Geographic on her research. She completed a B.A. in Political Economy from the University of California, Berkeley and was named 5 Under 25: Leaders in U.S.-China Relations. Celebrate 60 years of Educational Exchange Home & Scholarships ETA Program YouTube Facebook Online Journal “Research & Reflections” See more at: 7 Things You Didn't Know about Plastics & Recycling: 12-day Zero Plastic Waste Challenge: w/u - Danshui 淡水 (Music Video) :
2023/03/12泰美講座 賽莉莉老師【國家地理雜誌的探索者之旅】

2023/03/12泰美講座 賽莉莉老師【國家地理雜誌的探索者之旅】

National Geographic takes you on a virtual journey to celebrate Earth Day with a star-studded lineup of visually stunning musical performances from some of the most beautiful places in the world and appearances by National Geographic Explorers! Through the combined power of music and storytelling from our National Geographic Explorers, you’ll leave uplifted, energised, and with a renewed commitment to living more lightly on the planet. Hosted by travel expert Jessica Nabongo, Nat Geo’s Earth Day Eve Celebration 2021 features performances from Angélique Kidjo, AURORA, José González, Maggie Rogers, Rostam, Valerie June, Willie Nelson, Yo-Yo Ma and Ziggy Marley, all from places of importance to them. Renowned Nat Geo Explorers Dr. Jane Goodall, Lillygol Sedaghat, Dr. Lucy Hawkes, and Dr. Rae Wynn-Grant will join along for the celebrations to share their work to protect the wonder of the world. When we come together, even the smallest act can make big change possible. Start exploring Planet Possible now Watch National Geographic on Sky (129), Virgin Media (266), BT (317), TalkTalk (317), NOW TV & TV Player Watch National Geographic WILD on Sky (165), Virgin Media (264), BT (318), TalkTalk (318) & TV Player Get more from National Geographic UK: Subscribe ➡️ Website ➡️ Facebook ➡️ Twitter ➡️ Instagram ➡️ #NationalGeographicUK #EarthDay2021 About Nat Geo UK: Igniting the explorer in all of us. National Geographic gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible through groundbreaking storytelling. From the best and brightest scientists, explorers, photographers, and filmmakers, Nat Geo is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure.

National Geographic Magazine

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National Geographic x Milliken

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Cory: Featured Work

A Public Space Writing Fellow

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