Jill Kubit, co-founder & director: Jill leads DearTomorrow and the Our Kids’ Climate global network. Her work has been covered by PBS, TED, Grist, Public Radio International, Parents Magazine, Vox, and many others. She has won several awards including the MIT Climate Co-Lab’s Judges’ Choice (2016), Grist 50 (2017), and the Keeling Curve Prize (Finalist, 2020), and was an Artist-in-Residence at the House of Solutions on Governors Island in New York City (Fall 2020).
She is focused on building four areas on climate: climate-arts, the parent movement, new leadership, and climate communications. Prior to DearTomorrow, Jill worked for 10 years to help establish the labor-climate field and develop concepts around green jobs and just transition.
She has a Master in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School and a B.A. from Northwestern. Watch Jill’s TED talk about the founding of the DearTomorrow project.
MuseumNext Digital Learning Summit
Tuesday, 19 October 2021
Participatory Creation of Digital Collections
How can museums engage in critical dialogue with diverse communities near and far? How can participatory works be curated in compelling and immersive ways? DearTomorrow, an award-winning storytelling project, brings the present into dialogue with the future to inspire deep thinking and bold action on climate. With thousands of personal letters, photos, videos, and audio recordings in their digital collection, DearTomorrow is one of the first and largest climate storytelling projects in the world. Learn about DearTomorrow’s strategies for engaging diverse communities in generative co-creation, along with tangible examples of how to transform digital collections into immersive and inspirational exhibits.
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