Youth Leadership Council member
Myroslava Fisun is a high school student and climate activist from the Bay Area. She is currently a hub coordinator for Sunrise Bay Area for which she provides leadership to over 1,700 regional members and delivers trainings on youth climate activism and grassroots organizing for environmental justice. She has represented the Sunrise Movement at two statewide conferences, participating in a panel discussion on just transitions and leading a breakout session on the role of youth in the climate movement. She is also a member of the Youth Climate Action Team through which she has helped develop new curriculum to introduce middle school students to issues of global warming and endangered species; she currently serves as the YCAT Global Affairs Lead for European Outreach.
At her high school, she founded a climate club, was elected as her school's community sustainability representative, and is participating in an interdisciplinary environmental science-focused academic program called EDSET (Environmental Design, Society, English, and Technology). She is also currently participating in an internship focused on water law where she researches legal cases and advocates for water protection. On the weekends, she volunteers as a youth docent at Aquarium of the Bay, where she introduces visitors to local ecosystems and the importance of ocean health. She is particularly interested in environmental law and policy and is passionate about engaging other young people in the climate movement.