Sheila Watt-Cloutier – Inuit, author, politician, climate change activist

Following a political career that had her heading the Inuit Circumpolar Council, Sheila Watt-Cloutier became one of the world’s leading climate change advocates.

In 2005, Watt-Cloutier launched a lawsuit with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, claiming that Inuit have a human right to sea ice.

Her 2015 book “Right to Be Cold” has received worldwide acclaim.

Sheila Watt-Cloutier has collected 17 different honorary doctorates from universities around the planet.