Climate Consciousness Summit

Mariama Williams
Feminist Economist | Author | Senior Advisor
Updates from COP28 – Day 4

Highlights from this session:

This live call reflects three different voices on the themes of finance, gender equality and trade. It portrays a picture of the multifaceted activities and negotiations happening and the possible changes in power dynamics with the biggest-ever representation of business at the COP28. It also touches on the underrepresentation of women’s voices and the need to heal the gender gap to truly address the climate crisis.

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Mariama Williams

Mariama Williams, Ph. D., Senior Advisor, The Global Afro-descendant Climate Justice Collaborative of the Chisholm Legacy Project and President, FromtheInside2theOutside LLC, is a feminist economist, a yoga therapist and a meditation teacher committed to economic justice, gender justice, climate justice and just transition to the climate crisis. This integrative lens informs her social justice and healing trauma and recovery mission dedicated to cultivating mindful leadership and decision-making at all levels of the global and national polity.

Williams has written extensively on the development-trade-climate change-debt and climate finance nexus. She has also served on wide range of national and international bodies/panels/advisory boards including United Nations entities, The Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation, the Institute of Law and Economics, the Gender and Trade Coalition, Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era and more recently Coordinator, Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Gender (SDCCG) Programme, the South Centre, an inter-governmental think-tank of developing countries and as a lead author of the 2022 Contribution of the Sixth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

Abigael Kima
Abigael Kima
Aboubacry Ly
Aboubacry Ly
Angaangaq
Angaangaq
Annika Kessel
Annika Kessel
Aunty Puna Kalama Dawson
Aunty Puna Kalama Dawson
Bayo Akomolafe
Bayo Akomolafe
Brother Pháp Dung
Brother Pháp Dung
Brother Spirit
Brother Spirit
Chief Phil Lane Jr.
Chief Phil Lane Jr.
Chief Phil Lane Jr.
Chief Phil Lane Jr.
Christiana Figueres
Christiana Figueres
Claudelice dos Santos
Claudelice dos Santos
Deb Dana
Deb Dana
Dr. Ginny Whitelaw
Dr. Ginny Whitelaw
Elise Buckle
Elise Buckle
Emelina Corrales
Emelina Corrales
Fr. Joshtrom Isaac Kureethadam
Fr. Joshtrom Isaac Kureethadam
Grandmother Ejna Fleury
Grandmother Ejna Fleury
Hazel Healy
Hazel Healy
Immad Ahmed
Immad Ahmed
Jason Spensley
Jason Spensley
Jem Bendell
Jem Bendell
John D. Liu
John D. Liu
Jojo Mehta
Jojo Mehta
Joshua Konkankoh
Joshua Konkankoh
Kaluki Paul Mukutu
Kaluki Paul Mukutu
Karen O'Brien
Karen O'Brien
Kosha Joubert
Kosha Joubert
Leya Love
Leya Love
Linda Kabeira
Linda Kabeira
Louise Marra
Louise Marra
Margarita O. Zethelius
Margarita O. Zethelius
Maria Leister
Maria Leister
Mariama Williams
Mariama Williams
Marion Osieyo
Marion Osieyo
Matthew Green
Matthew Green
Nana Firman
Nana Firman
Nora Bateson
Nora Bateson
Om Sunisa Jamwiset Deiters
Om Sunisa Jamwiset Deiters
Ousmane Pame
Ousmane Pame
Paul Dickinson
Paul Dickinson
Prajna Horn
Prajna Horn
Robin Lim
Robin Lim
Rola Hallam
Rola Hallam
Ruby Mendenhall
Ruby Mendenhall
Sabine Lichtenfels
Sabine Lichtenfels
Sarah Queblatin
Sarah Queblatin
Satish Kumar
Satish Kumar
Sonita Mbah
Sonita Mbah
Steffi Bednarek
Steffi Bednarek
Stephen Gyllenhaal
Stephen Gyllenhaal
Thomas Hübl
Thomas Hübl
Thomas Legrand
Thomas Legrand
Vanda Witoto
Vanda Witoto
Vanessa Nakate
Vanessa Nakate
Wenderson Araujo
Wenderson Araujo