Yassamin Ansari MPhil Candidate in International Relations and Politics, University of Cambridge

Yassamin Ansari is an activist, writer, and champion for climate action, gender equality, refugee rights, and social justice. Since graduating from Stanford University in 2014, she has served on the climate team that advised United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and helped deliver the historic Paris Climate Agreement. Yassamin also served as the Director of the Climate Action 2016 Summit, and as a consultant in the Office of the Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth. Currently, she is a graduate student at the University of Cambridge.