Cogie is an award winning environmentalist and animal welfare advocate, who is making an impact on the world. Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Globalization Studies at Huron University College, they have a deep understanding of the complexities and interconnectedness of global issues. They founded Western Environmental Business (WEB), a club at Western University that teaches students about how business leaders can practice environmental sustainability in their careers. They have previously served on the Youth Advisory Council for Jane Goodall Institute of Canada , they were the Huron Sustainability Commissioner, and an Ocean Bridge Ambassador. As Sustainability Commissioner they successfully campaigned to make Huron a Blue Community, thus ending the commodification and sales of water on their university campus. Cogie's work has brought them to four countries delivering over 15 talks to youth on issues pertaining to climate justice.