Ocean Leadership Program

Supporting the world's largest global network of Ocean Leaders.

 

 

Ocean Leaders take action that improves ocean health in furtherance of UN Sustainable Development Goal 14—Life Below Water.

SOA provides them funding, mentorship, and capacity-building resources.

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Current Initiatives

OCEAN LEADERSHIP MICROGRANTS
APPLY FOR PROJECT FUNDING
YOUTH AND POLICY
Meet the Youth Policy Council
REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVES
MEET OUR REGIONAL LEADERS
CAMPAIGN AGAINST DEEP SEA MINING
JOIN THE MOVEMENT
OCEAN LEARNING LABS
LEARN FROM EXPERTS
UNMASKING PLASTIC
TACKLE THE PLASTIC CRISIS

Local Action, Global Impact

72 HUBS

180 MICROGRANTS

165 COUNTRIES

6,000+ LEADERS

Solutions Hubs

Ocean Solutions Hubs are groups of Ocean Leaders organized by university affiliation, region, or focus area and taking action to promote ocean health and sustainability.

They are united by the common objective to preserve the health of our ocean and provide grassroots leadership in their respective communities.

SOA supports our Hubs through providing programming, mentorship, funding, organizing platforms, and networking. 

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Ocean Leaders

SOA Ocean Leaders are actively raising awareness of ocean challenges in their communities, creating ocean solutions, and influencing others to take ocean action. 
 
Young Ocean Leaders are members of the SOA community who are under 35 years of age and have demonstrated a concrete commitment to UN SDG14: Life Below Water.
 
Overall, SOA’s global network of young ocean leaders are spearheading projects that address the causes of ocean harm such as unsustainable fishing, marine pollution, and habitat destruction in over 150 countries worldwide.  
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