Postgraduate Student, University of Edinburgh


Léa Weimann is a passionate eco-activist who has organised environmental campaigns in South Africa, Germany, and the UK. She runs her own blog and podcast “Eco-Activist Journeys”. Léa co-organised and led four global climate marches in St Andrews, including the Line in the Sand event, and was the Students’ Association Environment Officer 2020-21. Furthermore, Léa was Advisor to the Environmental Sustainability Board that set up the new Environmental Sustainability Strategy for the University. Léa graduated from the University of St Andrews with a first class degree in International Relations and Sustainable Development in June 2021 and received the Principal’s Medal for her community service, climate activism, and academic achievements. She has published a non-for-profit poetry book called DEAR EARTH which was launched in St Andrews in March 2020. Currently she is studying for an LLM in Global Environment and Climate Change Law at the University of Edinburgh.