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Angela Cooper, PhD

Senior Strategist

Angela is a Senior Strategist at BEworks, where she uses her expertise to tackle complex behavioral challenges and design actionable solutions for clients in a variety of sectors. Angela also leads the Sustainability portfolio at BEworks, working with multinational corporations and governments to drive sustainable behavior change. Her work has included a multiyear initiative to develop and validate a behavior change program aimed at reducing household food waste. She is passionate about the transformative societal impact to be had by applying scientific insights to address real-world challenges.

Angela is a seasoned scientist, having earned a PhD in Linguistics from Northwestern University in Chicago and completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Toronto - Mississauga. Her research on speech perception and learning in both adults and young children has been published in top-tier scientific journals. 

What is a big idea or question Angela has been thinking about?

As an avid traveller, Angela would love to find ways to encourage consumers to engage in more sustainable travel behaviours, considering where they choose to go, how they get there, where they stay, and what they do once they’re there.   

FEATURING ANGELA

  • VIDEO Webinar: Why are some sustainability initiatives more impactful than others?
  • VIDEO Get to Know Dr. Angela Cooper, BEworks Senior Strategist
  • VIDEO Solutions House - Day 3 - from Exponential Roadmap Initiative, Futerra & Google

Angela's Featured Events

Creating Sustainability Initiatives that Drive Consumer Action

2022-04-22 | 12-1pm

Why are some sustainability initiatives more impactful than others?

BEworks Summit 2021

2021-10-05 | 11-3pm

Around the globe, organizations are at an inflection point: whether evaluating business direction, rethinking how to engage the workforce, or looking for new ways to meet consumer or citizen needs. 

12th Annual Zero Waste Conference, Vancouver

2022-09-29 | 11-3pm

It is no secret that understanding your audience's mindset is essential for effective marketing.

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