Jill MacIntyre Witt (she/her/hers)
Climate Reality Leader trained in San Francisco in 2012; Author, “Climate Justice Field Manual”; Founder,- Climate Activism Lab
Jill MacIntyre Witt has dedicated her life to connect others to protect our planet and defend human rights. She recently created the “Climate Justice Field Manual,” downloadable at climatejusticenow.earth, which gives a detailed account of incorporating climate justice into the ways we address the climate crisis which is shared in her ‘Climate Justice Now! How?’ TEDx Talk. Jill teaches at Western Washington University in the environmental studies and health and human development departments and also worked for nine years as the Peace Corps Campus Representative, having served in the Peace Corps in Morocco. Along with chairing her local Climate Reality Project chapter, she recently served on the City of Bellingham’s Climate Action Task Force and continues to push for 100% clean energy by 2030 and organizes locally with 350 Bellingham. As a mother of two daughters, she doesn’t want them asking her why she didn’t do anything about climate change when she had the chance. Jill was named one of the UN Top 100 Human Rights Defenders in 2019 alongside Michelle Obama, Greta Thunberg, and Malala Yousafzai. Her latest project is climateactivismlab.com, offering a course and coaching on moving people from climate anxiety to action.