“While doing climate advocacy work it is always important to ask yourself if you are imposing a certain modus operandi on parts of the world that have a completely different reality than where you come from.”

Berna Idriz is the International Campaigns Manager for The Climate Reality Project. In this role she supports the design, coordination, and implementation of programs and campaigns at Climate Reality’s 11 global branches. Berna previously worked in advocacy and adaptation planning in the San Francisco Bay Area, where she focused on making urban climate policy accessible to young people. She has trained high schoolers all over the Bay Area on how they can give public comment at government meetings. She has also organized for multiple environmental organizations and candidates, including the League of Conservation Voters. Berna earned a Bachelor’s degrees in International Studies and Political Science from UC Irvine.

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Berna will speak on a panel titled, “Climate Change Affecting Our People & Planet: What We Need to Do Right Now!”