World Ocean Day Youth Advisory Council Welcomes 12 New Members
October 16, 2019 | By Baylee Ritter
We are excited to introduce 12 new members to the World Ocean Day Youth Advisory Council! It was difficult to narrow the 1,600+ interested young people down to 23 finalists and even more difficult to choose the final 12.
Thank you to the Selection Committee who helped select the winners:
- Angel Braestrup (Washington D.C., United States) Member, Board of Directors, and Chair, Board of Advisors, The Ocean Foundation
- Ingrid Formanek (London, England) Executive Producer, CNN International
- Andres Franco (Geneva, Switzerland), Associate Director of Communications, Global Hair & Sustainability at Procter & Gamble
- Patricia Zanella (Sao Paulo, Brazil) Alumna, World Ocean Day Youth Advisory Council
You can see the Youth Advisory Council here
These inspiring leaders represent diverse countries and backgrounds and will provide unique perspectives, ideas, and recommendations to achieve real conservation outcomes during their two-year term. They will join the existing 13 members in leading and inspiring their local communities, countries and globe to take action through a variety of projects and events to protect and restore our blue planet.