Maia Wikler is an anthropologist, climate justice organizer, and writer. Her most recent work appears in Teen Vogue and VICE. In June 2019, as a member of The North Face New Explorers Arctic Expedition, Maia journeyed to the Arctic Wildlife Refuge to report the impacts of the ongoing environmental and human rights crisis from the fossil fuel industry and climate change. She will be returning to the Arctic in March to direct a documentary film with an all-female crew on the women leading the fight to protect the Arctic Refuge.