Ayisha Siddiqa is a 24-year-old Pakistani human rights and climate defender who co-founded Polluters Out, a global youth activist coalition, and Fossil Free University, an activism training course. She has felt the effects of climate change throughout her entire life—from the death of her grandparents due to polluted water in their community to the impact of floods in Pakistan in 2012. Her work focuses on uplifting the rights of marginalized communities while holding polluting companies accountable at the international level. She is currently a research scholar at NYU School of Law. Ayisha was recently named a Time magazine Woman of the Year.