Kristy Drutman, otherwise known as “Brown Girl Green” is passionate about working at the intersections between media, diversity, and environmentalism. As a youth climate activist, Kristy has worked with youth from around the world to create collaborative, intersectional online media with the goal of creating conscious, culturally relevant content. Kristy talked about her experiences at the UN Climate Talks and the harm that happens regularly to BIPOC activists. Nina and Kristy shared their inspirations and the importance of well being and mental health for activists. Kristy also talked about why DEI is not just nice to have, but an essential safety net for BIPOC leaders in the green movement.