BB4CA was initiated by young individuals who formerly were part of the Sail for Climate Action Project and individuals who are members of the German Youth NGO Klimadelegation e.V. The project is jointly organized by young volunteers from Latin America, the Caribbean and Europe. What brings them together is their passion for the fight against the climate crisis and their determination to work towards achieving true climate justice.
Alicia Amancio (Brazil)
Alicia is an International Relations student and for the last five years works with the international youth climate movement. In Brazil, her work is focused on social and climate justice.
Andrea Cantillo (Colombia)
Anna Braam (Germany)
“I hope that we will be able to create a meaningful platform and space for young climate activists from latinamerican and caribbean countries raising their voices in the UNFCCC context and beyond. Personally I am looking forward to learning a lot!”
Ashley Albury (The Bahamas)
I’m Ashley— a 22 year old from The Commonwealth of The Bahamas. My goals and interests are guided by community culture and an innate passion for researching and sustainably solving challenges that result from and influence social, economic, and environmental behaviors. With continued professional and educational experience, I especially aim to expand my knowledge and outlook on factors related to Urban Planning. Ranging from climate change to consumer practices. The impact it had, has, and can have- with my help.
Azul Schvartzman (Argentina)
Azul is a climate activist from Buenos Aires. She is a consultant in sustainability issues and youth engagement in Argentina.
Clara von Glasow (Germany)
Clara is a law graduate, board member of Klimadelegation and recently crossed the Atlantic with two sailing projects. She has expertise in UNFCCC processes and climate change education.
Fenja Feitsch (Germany)
Fenja is studying Engineering and Business. In her opinion, the energy transition must be thought of locally as well as globally. The benefit for the people must always be in the foreground.
Johanna Zabel (Germany)
Johanna studies environmental sciences and politics. The focus on climate justice and inclusion of diverse perspectives in the fight against climate change is very important to her.
Karina Penha (Brazil)
Kilian Osberghaus (Germany)
Kilian is studying industrial engineering. Through study and volunteering, his long-term goal is to make the economy more sustainable.
Kisjonah Roos (Netherlands)
Kisjonah sailed from Amsterdam to South America as part of Sail to the COP. Previously, she was part of the Fair Future Generators traineeship of the Dutch branch of Friends of the Earth.
Lara Schech (Germany)
Lara is an energy economist working in the energy sector. At Klimadelegation, she concentrates on topics and projects regarding the energy transition, intergenerational equity and youth participation.
Lea Gigou (Germany)
Lea is studying physics. She wants to create knowledge and understanding around political processes and scientific facts. Her wish is that diverse perspectives are heard in the climate debate.
Lena Gerstmanns (Netherlands)
Lena is a student of Global Sustainability Science in Utrecht. Last semester, she did a minor psychology in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Niklas Wagner (Germany)
Niklas loves forests and synergies between sustainability goals. He focuses on global climate justice and is currently doing his PhD.
Pia Jorks (Germany)
Pia studied political science & economics. Her topics are ambition raising, human rights, climate risks & resilience. For her, inclusion & cooperation are the key to climate justice.
Simon Lange (Germany)
Simon studies mechanical engineering and specialised in renewable energies. He is involved in science projects and politics concerning the climate crisis.
Steff McDermott (Cayman Islands)
Steff is a conservationist from the Cayman Islands. She is a founding member of the Cayman Islands Mangrove Rangers and the Caribbean Coordinator for the Ocean Heroes Bootcamp. She is passionate about engaging youth in environmental conservation to elevate their personal and professional lives.
Tarran Simms (The Bahamas)
Tarran Simms is a climate activist that currently lives and works in The Bahamas. Currently he is working with The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation in the Sustainability Department. He sits on the National Climate Change Committee and is currently helping to develop a framework for action for climate empowerment within the country. He is bold, brave, and embraces collaboration for climate justice.
Tori Tsui (England)
Tori is a climate activist, creative and conservation research grad based in England. Her work has been featured by BBC Earth, Stella McCartney and i‑D magazine.