Xiye Bastida

Xiye Bastida is a Climate Justice Activist who advocates for the centering of frontline communities in climate policy. She is an organizer for Fridays For Future NYC and helped mobilize up to 300,000 people in the 2019 climate strikes. In 2020, she co-founded Re-Earth Initiative, a youth-led Climate Justice education organization. She has recently become advisor to Daughters for Earth. As a public speaker and writer, she advocates for youth and Indigenous rights, and highlights the intersectionality of the climate crisis. She currently attends the University of Pennsylvania where she is pursuing a BA in Environmental Studies with a concentration in Policy and a second major in Culture in Latin America.