Fay Weller is a community organizer, writer and researcher with a PhD focused on social transformation. Fay co-initiated Gabriola Island’s Climate 12 Action as well as C2C Threads, which turns textile waste into repurposed products. She co-created a community investment co-op, an energy co-op, a community bus system, and a waste vegetable oil into fuel and soap initiative. She worked in the Green Economy Secretariat, Cabinet Policy, and Community Partnerships within the BC government prior to moving to Gabriola Island. In 2018 she released her first book entitled Changemakers: embracing hope, taking action and transforming the world. She believes it is crucial to change our stories about economics in order to respond to climate change.