Vittal Sivakumar is a rising senior at Cypress Woods High School in Houston, Texas in the United States. He is passionate about advocacy for environmental issues and promoting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Vittal has been involved in many different advocacy organizations and youth-led initiatives. Recently, he served as a Youth Observer for Children and Youth International at the UN Bonn Climate Change Conference. He co-founded TerraYouth, an organization dedicated to helping young people learn about how to participate in environmental advocacy and get involved in environmental entrepreneurship and innovation.
Projects that TerraYouth has undertaken include a curriculum on advocacy and sustainable business and a podcast series to interview leaders in sustainability.