Maram Ahmed

Maram Ahmed is a rising senior at Mills High School and is one of the youth leaders who advocated for their school to declare a climate emergency and develop a climate action plan. After high school, Maram hopes to study civil or environmental engineering.

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Youth Climate Leaders: It’s Time for Everyone — Especially those in Power — to Step Up and Make the Environment a Priority

In a world facing ongoing climate crises, youth bring a belief in science and the will to survive to counter powerful decision-makers driven by self-interest. Two student leaders, Atiya Angleen and Maram Ahmed, helped drive significant change at their schools despite facing challenges. In this Q&A, they share how this advocacy can serve as inspiration for a cultural sea change in the effort to mitigate the climate crisis.