Laura Kaestele

EcoSocial Designer, Permaculture, nomad traveller

Laura works as a designer, facilitator, permaculture practitioner and project collaborator working for ecological and social regeneration. She is presently working on an action research and learning based Master in Regenerative Design and Development and holds a BSc degree in Integrative Ecosocial Design from Gaia University International, along with Permaculture and Ecovillage Design Certificates. Living in an intentional community in Germany as a teenager and a passion for holistic sustainability lead Laura to the ecovillage movement and youth initiative NextGEN. She has been actively engaged in the European Team to share ecovillage living, sustainable education and youth empowerment since 2014. Currently Laura also serves as a Trustee on the GEN Board and Global Link in the Youth Council.

Laura lives as an intentional nomad and travels the world following her heart-vision and connecting people, projects and thinking for a regenerative culture. In the last five years she was at about forty eco-projects, communities and permaculture farms and supported them with her enthusiasm, collaborative competence, clarity, design thinking and practical knowledge to evolve and have a greater positive impact.

Engaging with NextGEN

13.07.2018 / 8:30 PM  – 10 PM

With Jake Jay-Lewis

Come along to find out more about what NextGEN is practically working on in Europe and Internationally, and/or how you can engage with us! Either you want to join an existing working circle (youth exchanges, national networks, online content and dissemination, and more), you want to connect your own project in with the network (partnerships or conversion into an internal project etc), you have some other idea, or you’re just interested in listening – please come along! Open to all ages.


GEN Europe
GEN Estonia


Ave Oit
(+372) 5649 9199


Mariana França


Mari Palgi


Kaie Kotov
(+372) 5690 6231

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