SOA is an organization based in the heart of Silicon Valley in San Francisco led by Daniela V. Fernandez and her dream team. Daniela was named 2019’s Forbes 30 Under 30 recipient and is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Friends of Ocean Action.
In alignment with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal Number 14, established during the Paris Agreement to conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas, and marine resources for sustainable development, SOA creates solutions to the ocean’s largest threats through our two programs:
All of this is currently threatened by marine pollution, ocean acidification, unsustainable fishing and habitat destruction.
Sustainable Ocean Alliance empowers the next generation to become leaders in preserving the health and sustainability of our ocean.
We believe that by providing young leaders with education, resources and opportunities, they will create measurable impact on our ocean and become integral forces of change.
Download SOA’s Inaugural State of the Ocean Report that assesses the health of our ocean, based on the analysis of SOA Ocean Leaders and ocean experts.
Built the World’s Largest Network of Impact-driven Young Ocean Leaders
Active in 80+ Countries
Supporting 1,000+ Ocean Impact Projects Globally
Accelerated 5 Ocean-Tech Startups