Experts' profiles - Jessica El-Hellany
Jessica El-Hellany
Jessica El-Hellany, 14, lives in Lebanon, where she is a in 9th grade. She has been working on the Tunza Junior Board for about a year, representing the West Asia region. Jessica is involved in a tree planting project that aims to plant 1 million trees in Lebanon.

Jessica was inspired to get involved with environmental issues because she recognized that prevention is the ultimate solution to all the environmental problems our Earth is facing and that underlying prevention is environmental awareness. She believes that the worlds youth can play a great role in enhancing communities comprehension of the causes of environmental problems and the means to prevent them.

Jessica encourages people to get involved: participation in - or even organizing clean-up campaigns of beaches, forests, parks, etc. can contribute to solving environmental problems. She also advocates that people plant trees whenever possible!
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