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Founded in 2014, Sustainable Ocean Alliance (SOA) activates young people, develops and implements innovative solutions, and mobilizes an ocean workforce to restore the health of the ocean in our lifetime. SOA has grown the world's largest network of ocean leaders, with over 6,000 youth, entrepreneurs, mentors, leaders, and advocates based in 165 countries. SOA provides support for innovative solutions to ocean health issues through microgrants, startup funding and capacity development, and a youth leadership network. To date, Sustainable Ocean Alliance has accelerated over 260+ solutions to heal, restore, and sustain the health of the ocean. 


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Media Mentions


Op-Ed: Deep Sea Mining Isn't a Climate Solution  (Time Magazine, co-authored with the President of Palau)



Full Frame: Sinking Cities (CGTN America)
With Benioff backing, Sustainable Ocean Alliance aims to be the rising tide that lifts all ‘ecopreneurs’ (Tech Crunch)
Sustainable Ocean Alliance Nets $15 Million To Support Young Entrepreneurs (Forbes)
Sustainability Deals Of The Week  (Forbes)
OK Doomer: These young entrepreneurs aren’t giving up on the climate or the oceans (Impact Alpha)
The Brief: Solving for oceans and climate, catalytic carveouts, Kellogg’s ReNewCo, affordable apartments, sustainability data unicorn, carbon pricing (Impact Alpha)
How a 28-Year-Old Founder Helps Entrepreneurs Profit by Cleaning the Ocean (Inc.)
Mikoko Pamoja: Fighting Climate Change one Mangrove at a Time  (Now This via Instagram, YouTube, TikTok)
The Peru Oil Spill: How to Help Now (Now This via Instagram, YouTube)
Technology & Innovation Roundup: 1909 to create innovation hub in West Palm Beach (South Florida Business Journal)
Ocean technology startups gain momentum (South Florida Business Journal)
5 questions with Sustainable Ocean Alliance founder Daniela Fernandez (South Florida Business Journal
Everyone On TikTok Is Obsessed With Thrifting. This Is What Five Young Climate Innovators Think Matter More. (BuzzFeed)
Only One launches new podcast with interview with SOA Founder Daniela Fernandez (Upwell)
Punch Up Profile: Daniela Fernandez (Punchbowl News)
Meet five young pioneers working to change the world (CNBC)
Op-Ed: Young Floridians are riding the wave of ocean restoration (The Orlando Sentinel, The Sun Sentinel, and The Invading Sea)





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