Annika Harley (She/Her) is the Climate Reality youth engagement manager. Annika graduated from Manchester University with a bachelor’s degree in peace studies and social work with a minor in Spanish. Before joining The Climate Reality Project, Annika was the policy and program associate with Creation Justice Ministries, where she worked on young adult engagement and policy solutions related to fresh water access and just transition. Before that Annika worked at el Union de Afectados por Texaco (the Union of People Affected by Texaco) in Quito, Ecuador. There she became bilingual in Spanish while she worked for the class action lawsuit made-up of six Indigenous Amazonian nations that had been impacted by Chevron’s extractive practices. Annika’s writing can be found in the Star of Zion Newspaper, the Messenger Magazine, and the World Council of Churches “7 Weeks of Water Series.” Grassroots intersectional climate organizing is one of Annika’s passions and she pursues this as a trainer with Arm in Arm 4 Climate and as a member of the DC Arm in Arm Hub. Additionally, she sits on the Board of Reference at the Center for Sustainable Climate Solutions. While not at work you can find Annika swimming, running, bird-watching, listening to comedy podcasts, and baking delicious treats.