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Shirvani, PhD

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Dr. Tara Shirvani is an Iranian-Austrian Thought Leader, TED Talk Speaker, Scientist and International Activist on Climate Change and Innovation. 

She currently works for Autonomy Capital as an Expert in Disruptive Technologies and Sustainability. Over the past 15 years she has worked for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the World Bank in Washington DC. She is a member of the Climate Crisis Advisory Group together with Sir David King, former Chief Scientific Advisor to the UK Government. She is the Aviva Women of the Future Awardee and a Forbes 30 under 30. 

She is a frequent commentator on climate change and frontier technologies for the Financial Times, BBC, Forbes Magazine, Foreign Affairs, Stanford University Press and Harvard University Press. 

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