Environment Minister Amina Mohammed Poses For Vogue Magazine Alongside 12 Other Change Makers

Nigeria’s minister of the Environment, Amina J. Mohammed was among 13 women photographed by  Leading fashion and lifestyle magazine, Vogue, for a feature on the role of women in the ongoing UN climate change conference in Paris, France.

The would highlight the women playing various roles in the conference which is likely to yield the world’s first binding, universal agreement to cut carbon emissions and begin to address climate change

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Amina J. Mohammed is a public sector strategist involved in crafting and implementing fiscal projects aimed at fighting poverty in Nigeria. A former UN millennium project coordinator with a focus on task education and gender inequality.

Other change making women include:

  1. Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim – Sahel, ChadHINDOU OUMAROU IBRAHIM Olori supergal COP21
  2. Achala Abeysinghe – a legal adviser on climate change negotiations to the Chair of the Least Developed Countries from Sri LankaACHALA ABEYSINGHE olorisupergal cop21
  3. Christiana Figueres – United Nations’s top climate change official from Costa RicaCHRISTIANA FIGUERES olorisupergal cop21
  4. Dessima Williams:  a long-haul climate activist who served as the Grenadian ambassador to the United NationsDESSIMA WILLIAMS olorisupergal cop21
  5. Laurence Tubiana – France’s ambassador for the international climate talksLAURENCE TUBIANA
  6. Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner – a poet and climate activist from the Marshall IslandsKATHY JETNIL-KIJINER
  7. Farhana Yamin – representing the Marshall IslandsFARHANA YAMIN
  8. Rachel Kyte – Vice president of the World Bank Group and special envoy for climate changeRachel Kyte, vice president of the World Bank Group and special envoy for climate change
  9. May Boeve – Executive director of the grassroots climate change organization 350.orgMay Boeve
  10. Priscilla Achakpa – an environmental activist from NigeriaPriscilla Achakpa is an environmental activist from Nigeria
  11. Elizabeth Yeampierre – Her organization, Uprose, led a 400,000-strong environmental demonstration last year in AmericaELIZABETH YEAMPIERRE
  12. Mindy Lubber- managing over 100 investors with above $10 trillion in assetsMINDY LUBBER investor from Valdez

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