Student Icon represents a voice for those who are part of a movement. A talent pool of brilliant minds who coexist to innovate, influence and foster change.
Presented by Nexen and In partnership with Student Energy, Student Icon will feature individuals from across the globe in various stages of their academic career. From high school to PHD students, our Student Icons are confident, optimistic and high achievers.
Listen to their story, engage in their dialogue and conversations and most importantly embark on their path to change!
The World Green Economy Summit (WGES) 2018 is set to emphasize the role of young men and women in global efforts to build a green economy when it opens in […]
More than a century after the light bulb was invented most of the African continent is still in the dark after nightfall.” This statement by The World Bank summarizes one […]
Varun is a 2015 MPA student concentrating in Energy at Columbia University. Previously, he worked as a Senior Associate in KPMG’s Climate Change and Sustainability practice, where his engagements included […]
Jorge studies Mechanical Engineering and is President of the Energy and Environment Society at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. Jorge is ISES 2011 and 2013 alumni, and Chair of […]
Malgorzata is pursuing a MA in Economics at the University of Aberdeen and currently works as an energy business analyst for Pale Blue Dot Energy Ltd. In 2011, she helped […]
“There’s no age for invention to begin.” I can define myself as a young social thinker, with interest, work and achievements in varied fields of environment & sustainable energy. I […]
Shifali is a multi-faceted, extremely passionate person. In her 22 years, she has been an IT engineer, a dancer, a photographer, a debater, a teacher, a leader and an ‘enernerd’! […]
Gautham.S is an engineering student at Anna University. His interest lies on sustainable development. He is working on solar cells, waste water treatment and sustainable development. He runs Green and […]
With an entrepreneurial spirit and a venture that has embedded the triple bottom-line approach of economical, social and environmental benefits to his venture, Zakir I. Hussein was born in Daar-Es-Salaam, […]
Bruce Gao is 19 years old and is studying Neuroscience under the inaugural Schulich Leader Award – the Canadian equivalent to the Rhodes Scholarship. He is the Co-Founder of SimplySolar, an […]
Originally from a small town near Hanover, Christoph moved to Stuttgart for his undergraduate studies in Mechanical Engineering. After running a cleantech start-up in Delft for 8 months, he is […]
Nick Wallat is focused on doing things differently. As manager of Capital Planning in Nexen’s Oil Sands Division, Nick is combining his technical experience and international business education to push […]
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