Speaker Bio

Ania Wright

Climate Action Organizer

Energy Visionaries

Ania Wright joined Sierra Club as the Grassroots Climate Action Organizer in August 2020. In her position, Ania works closely with Sierra Club Climate Action Teams to support their goals and further their efforts. She also works to engage and support youth in climate justice initiatives and to further the diversity, equity, and inclusion goals of the chapter. Ania recently graduated from the College of the Atlantic, where she majored in Human Ecology with a focus in Environmental Policy and Climate Justice. She has been extensively involved in climate justice activism in the State of Maine as a founding member of the youth-led coalition Maine Youth for Climate Justice, which supports young people in their work for climate action. She also sits on the board of Maine Climate Action NOW, a coalition of grassroots organizations in Maine pushing for just and equitable climate policy. Ania is also serving as the Youth Representative to the Maine Climate Council, where she is working with her fellow representatives to write a new Climate Action Plan for Maine. Ania lives in Bar Harbor with her partner, DJ, and spends her free time hiking in Acadia National Park and working in her garden.

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