Stacey Ann Berry is the Founder and President Bstellar® Group Inc., which provides professional development workshops as well as, consulting services in government relations, business development, community engagement and strategic planning.
Stacey is a service-driven leader who is passionate about the arts, community engagement and youth development. Stacey serves as the Toronto Chapter President for Blacks in Technology Foundation, which makes tech careers more accessible for black professionals and provides resources, mentorship, career development and scholarships.
As a former director for the Toronto Board of Health, she chaired the Public Health Champion Awards Selection Committee, served on the Performance Appraisal of the Medical Officer of Health Committee and the Association of Local Public Health Agencies (alPHa) Board of Directors.
She has a master’s degree in Public Policy Administration and Law as well as, an Honors BA in History and Law and Society from York University. She also has a diploma in Court and Tribunal Administration and a certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution from Seneca College.
Stacey is the recipient of the “Outstanding Contribution to Student Experience” Award from York University. She was also recognized as one of the 100 Accomplished Black Canadian Women as well as, Canada’s 100 Black Women to Watch by the Canadian International Black Women Excellence and recognized as one of the “150 Neighbors and Community Builders” by University of Toronto Scarborough. Stacey is also a recipient of the G. Raymond Chang Outstanding Volunteer Award from Toronto Metropolitan University!
A Humanity first approach for Technology production and consumption
Talk Description :
This talk will provide an overview of environmental impacts of crypto mining, smart phones, and laptops, such has carbon emissions, energy consumption, pollution, and e-waste.
There is an urgent need to create more sustainable methods for building tech products as well as, more efficient ways to use technology.
It is also critical to address human rights violations within the tech products supply chain and ensure that ethical and fair practices are implemented, locally and internationally.
This talk will provide a human rights and sustainable framework for reducing environmental waste, protecting human rights as well as mitigating environmental harms caused by the consumption and production of technology.