Strategist | Amazon Sacred Headwaters Initiative
Atossa Soltani is the Founder and President of Amazon Watch, a nonprofit organization founded in 1996 to protect the rainforest and advance the rights of indigenous peoples of the Amazon Basin (www.amazonwatch.org). Atossa served as Amazon Watch’s first Executive Director for 18 years and continues to support the organization’s mission as Board President.
Currently Atossa is leading the development of the Sacred Headwaters Initiative, a collaborative effort to secure permanent protection for the most biodiverse rainforest in the world, a vast region on the Ecuador-Peru border in the headwaters of the Amazon River.
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