Maria Azul Schvartzman is 26 years old and from Argentina. She studied Environmental Sciences at Buenos Aires University and currently she specializes in climate change and youth engagement issues. In 2019 she was selected as a Youth Delegate to the G20 and to COY15 and COP25. In 2020, she tried to cross the Atlantic in a sailboat with other young climate activists from her region but had to return halfway through because of COVID-19. She was later part of the organizing team of the Building Bridges for Climate Action project, which aimed to amplify the voices of youth climate activists in the LAC region. Finally, she is currently the Research and Policy Coordinator at the NGO Eco House and a Race To Zero Youth Fellow in Resilience in the COP26 High Level Climate Champions team.