Green Festival Speakers

Atossa Soltani



Atossa Soltani is the founder and executive director of Amazon Watch, a non-profit that supports the indigenous peoples of the Amazon basin. Amazon Watch’s campaigns include: http://amazonwatch.org/work/belo-monte-dam" target="_blank">Stop the Belo Monte Dam (Brazil), http://amazonwatch.org/work/chevron" target="_blank">Chevron: Clean Up Ecuador (Ecuador), http://amazonwatch.org/work/talisman" target="_blank">Support the Achuar: Stop Talisman (Peru), http://amazonwatch.org/work/block-1ab" target="_blank">Oxy: Clean Up Toxic Legacy in Peru (Peru), and http://amazonwatch.org/work/defend-uwa-life-and-territory" target="_blank">Defend U'wa Life and Territory (Colombia).

Soltani serves on the boards of Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs and the Christensen Fund, and on the Steering Council of the Amazon Alliance. She is also an Advisor to the International Funders for Indigenous Peoples. Soltani's previous activist work including directing campaigns of the Rainforest Action Network.