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Barbara Pyle

Acclaimed Environmental Director/Producer, Barbara Pyle will be one of the guest speakers during the official opening ceremony of the inaugural Virtual Caribbean Youth Parliament on Climate Justice

A Little About Barbara Pyle

Barbara Pyle is the Co-creator and Executive Producer of the television series Captain Planet and the Planeteers, a Former CNN executive, and a recognized social change and environmental activist.

 

For twenty years, Barbara served as Corporate Vice President of Environmental Policy at the Turner Broadcasting System (TBS) and served as Environment Editor at CNN, where she pioneered and oversaw the network’s environmental programming. She has received numerous awards and commendations for her film and humanitarian work, including the prestigious environmental honour for lifetime achievement - the United Nations Environment Programme Sasakawa Prize.

 

Among her numerous films include documentaries on empowering women and vulnerable communities such as indigenous communities, sustainable development, job creation and of course the groundbreaking series Captain Planet, which once occupied the number one spot in the Nielsen ratings and has been broadcasted in over 100 countries, winning dozens of awards. 

 

Currently Barbara is spearheading the global Planeteer Movement. Empowered by the messages of the series as children, these now adult Planeteers with children of their own are combining their powers and collaborating on projects to create a more sustainable future.

 

Further information on Barbara Pyle can be found at www.barbarapylefoundation.org, www.barbarapyle.org. To join the Planeteer movement, go to www.planeteermovement.com