Women4Oceans is run by an Executive Director with the Board overseeing that role.
Campaign Director 350.org. Olivia holds a degree in environmental engineering, and has been campaigning on human rights and environmental justice for more than two decades. She has led global and regional programs, including on oceans, deforestation, and climate change. Recently, Olivia has moved to the Netherlands, after living previously in Germany, UK, South Africa and Switzerland.
Nathalie Rey has over two decades of experience in environmental advocacy, consultancy and human rights policy, engagement and political strategy. Her current role is with Ocean Unite as a policy and engagement specialist. Among her previous roles Nathalie worked as a senior oceans political advisor and as the deputy director of the Political and Business Unit for Greenpeace International. Her experience includes attending and leading delegations at international environmental meetings such as the Convention on Biological Diversity, Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species, and ocean-related negotiations at the United Nations General Assembly.
Rita Brouwer is a retired schoolteacher, mother, wife and active member of the Scheveningen community where she sits on various committees. Rita’s experience spans five decades. She has sat on numerous boards including on the Board of the International School of the Hague. From being the only woman in the advisory committee of her housing cooperative where her ideas are often hijacked and claimed by her male colleagues to marrying into a culture where women simply do not enjoy the same status as men, Rita knows all too well the complexities that women can face in their daily lives.
We are a young non-profit that accelerates ocean protection by connecting women across the world. Why? The Ocean needs all of us.
,Farah Yasmin Obaidullah, Founder
Date of registration 10 January 2017.