Jamie Margolin – Burnout and Balance: Finding an Identity Outside Of Your Activism
Jamie Margolin, the 18-year old co-founder of one of the most dynamic and effective international youth climate justice organizations, Zero Hour, will describe how coming of age in a climate catastrophe marked her so profoundly that she became solely defined by her climate justice work. Yet ultimately she succumbed to overwhelm and exhaustion—burnout. Only recently did she come to the realization that she had to be more than just a vessel for climate action; she had to start genuinely taking care of herself and pursuing passions outside her political work. By prioritizing her mental health, happiness, social life, and a variety of passions, she was able to approach her activism in a far healthier and more balanced way.
December 12th | 11:46 am to 12:01 pm
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