Sadie Woodruff is a first year at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT. She is a prospective Environmental Science and Science in Society double major. Last year she worked for the Island institute as a youth advisor for their Youth Leadership Series where she moderated conversations on youth activism and leadership. She also participated as a youth panelist in UMaine’s Climate Change Institute’s Summer Workshop where she shared her experience in the Maine climate activism sphere, the good and the bad, with teachers from across the state of Maine. Beyond other leadership in environmental clubs in high school, Sadie has been a constant proponent for talking about and supporting those with climate anxiety. She wrote a piece that was included in a presentation to school nurses from across the country talking about her experience with climate anxiety and how to support those who are struggling.