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Ocean Exchange Awards Showcase Tremendous Innovation and Passion for Building Ocean Solutions

A couple of weeks ago, I had the opportunity to participate as a judge at the Ocean Exchange in Fort Lauderdale, FL. The Ocean Exchange’s mission is to help advance adoption of solutions in the field of sustainability. They focus on solutions with working prototypes that reduce waste and the use of nature’s resources while

Producing and Protecting Ocean Resources – Shared International Interests, A Canadian Opportunity

Last week, I had my first ever trip to Oslo. It was a busy ocean-focused week. I first attended the High-Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy Advisory Network meeting. The High-Level Panel is led by 14 world leaders who recognize that economic production and ocean protection are interlinked and are developing solutions that address both

48 Hours in NYC – Sea-ing Rapid Growth in Blue Tech & Emerging Investment Opportunity

In early October, I had the opportunity to participate in the first-ever SeaAhead conference in New York. SeaAhead is an organization launched in May 2018 to catalyze the intersection of innovation, sustainability and the ocean. Based in Boston, their focus is to work with startups and help them find financing, as well as increase the overall

A Civilian at Sea – Experiencing the Arctic with the RCN

I recently had the honour of being invited to participate in the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) Canadian Leaders at Sea program. This program is designed to help Canadian civilian leaders gain a greater appreciation for life at sea and all that the RCN does to serve and protect our country. As the daughter of military