Leah Barber

Environmental Activist and Artist

Leah Barber is an environmental activist and artist with an extended career as a professional choreographer, dancer, teacher, photographer and video artist who, since her retirement from the stage, has been committed to using the arts and climate science to work with the environmental community in securing a sustainable future. With her husband, Benjamin Barber, she has helped found and lead the Interdependence Movement; with members of the 350.org community she has organized and demonstrated for a carbon free world, and with other artists she has worked to use culture and the arts as an instrument of sustainable development – as well as ends in themselves.