Gaby Baesse

Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Director
Youth4Nature

Gaby (they/él/ele) is the Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Director for Youth4Nature. They believe in fighting for the participation of people in the decision-making process and for solutions that commune with nature. They hold a bachelor’s degree in International Relations and Public Policy Management. They also have a master’s in Urban and Regional Studies and experience with education, activism and advocacy. Gaby is also part of a NGO in Natal, Brazil, (Associação Potiguar Amigos da Natureza) and has been involved with urban activism and has been advocating for Active Mobility, Public transportation, the protection of oceans and forests, as well, for an urban planning based on nature, and that addresses inequalities and respects people’s self-determination. They love to dance, sing and laugh and want to create a sense of community between youth in Abya Yala (Guna Yala word for America) and the Caribbean. Gaby is fluent in Portuguese and English, with advanced levels in Spanish and French.