By Jessica Olson
Jessica Olson (she/her) describes herself as a queer climate feminist. Involved in feminist organizing in UN climate processes since 2012, Jessica’s work ranges from publishing a report on gender, climate, and human mobility dynamics with UN women and Zines with the Young Feminist For Climate Justice Coalition in her professional capacity at the Sierra Club, to facilitating gender justice and anti-racism workshops across the climate movement. Jessica is a dual-degree master’s candidate at the University of Texas at Austin’s LBJ School of Public Affairs and Center for Women & Gender Studies studying the connections between gender, race, disability, queerness, climate change, and migration/displacement.
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