Gita was Head of Legal at Friends of the Earth until July 2016 and has spent 12 years working with and for campaigning organisations, using her skills as a solicitor to bring environmental cases and advise at international negotiations on issues like climate change. This gives her a deep familiarity with the rewards and challenges of environmental activism. Alongside her legal work, Gita is passionate about exploring approaches to saving the planet that sustain us as human beings. Gita is a trustee of the UKYCC and the Climate Justice Fund and currently studying for an MA in Spirituality and Ecology at Schumacher college.
Climate Justice: Identity, History and Power: Regenerative Activism & Deep Change
Thursday 14th May 2020
Deep Change: Regenerative Activism. A 4-week Online Series.
Regenerative Activism Online Event with Ulex Project, Ann Pettifor, Shaun Chamberlin, Global Justice Now - Nick Dearden, Paul Powlesland, Maria Llanos del Corral, Fran Boait, Christabel Reed, Gita Parihar, Ruby Reed, Carlotta Byrne, Hiba Ahmad, Laura Guarch, Sheila Menon, Shivali Fulchand, Rachel Kennerley, Anthea Lawson, Gee (Guhyapati), Eweryst Zaremba, Dean Francis, Aesha Francis, Jyoti Fernandes
Thursday 7th May 2020
Regenerative Activism and the Ecology of Movements
Regenerative Activism Workshop with Matt Carmichael , Mama D Ujuaje , Kara Moses, Gita Parihar, Sam Weatherald, Christabel Reed, Kat Wall, Fatima Ibrahim, Byron Lee , Asad Rehman, Nicolò Wojewoda, May Mackeith , Ali Tamlit, Gee (Guhyapati)
Saturday 6th April 2019
Regenerative Activism: Revitalising Self and Society
Regenerative Activism Workshop with Justine Huxley, Asad Rehman, Alasdair Roxburgh, Sophy Banks, Bayo Akomolafe, Pat McCabe, Rachel Lilley, Natasha Adams, Sarah Corbett, Fatima Ibrahim, Gita Parihar, Gee (Guhyapati)
Saturday 7th April 2018