MahMah Timoteo identifies as a fat, queer, Cook Island vā’ine and uses any pronouns with respect. They are an Environmental Anthropologist who has just recently submitted their PhD thesis through the University of Canterbury. Her thesis explored the lived experiences of Pacific peoples and their navigation of climate change spaces within Aotearoa. They are a researcher and lecturer whose interests lie in fat liberation, Pacific peoples and community, climate change, and decolonisation. Alongside this, MahMah takes great pride in advocating for their communities in spaces that they have created online. MahMah along with their community uses these spaces to disrupt and dismantle oppressive systems that continue to harm our most marginalised communities.