Xiye Bastida

Climate Justice Activist; Executive Director of Re-Earth Initiative

Xiye Bastida is a 22-year-old Mexican climate justice activist and mobilizer. Through her Otomi roots, she champions Indigenous worldviews as a solution for the climate crisis. She was an organizer with Fridays For Future and is the co-founder of Re-Earth Initiative, an international youth-led organization that supports frontline youth across 27 countries. Xiye was the recipient of the 2018 UN Spirit Award and was named TIME100 Next in 2023. She earned her degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 2024.