Osprey Orielle Lake
Osprey Orielle Lake is the Co-Founder Executive Director of the Women’s Earth & Climate Action Network (WECAN). She is Founder and President of The Women's Earth and Climate Caucus (WECC) and works nationally and internationally to promote resilient communities and foster a post-carbon energy future, while also addressing societal transformation. She is Co-Chair of International Advocacy with the Global Alliance for the Rights Of Nature and co-teaches WECAN’s international climate trainings. Osprey directs WECAN’s advocacy work and she was the visionary of an international summit that brought 100 women leaders together to draft the Women’s Climate Action Agenda. She has served on the board of the Praxis Peace Institute and on the Steering Committee for The UN Women’s Major Group for the Rio+20 Earth Summit. She is the author of the award-winning book, Uprisings For The Earth: Reconnecting Culture with Nature.