Atossa Soltani is Founder of Amazon Watch. Since 1991, Soltani has been leading international campaigns in defense of the world’s tropical rainforests. Before Amazon Watch, she directed campaigns at the Rainforest Action Network (RAN) to end logging in endangered ecosystems. Soltani began her environmental career in the late 1980’s as Conservation Director for the City of Santa Monica, CA.
Prior to diving into the organizational side of communications, Caroline Bennett worked as an Ecuador based photographer and multimedia journalist telling award-winning stories that shed light on social justice, cultural and environmental conservation, and the human condition. She brings an arsenal of multimedia munitions, commitment to visual storytelling and deep passion for the forests to the mission to defend the Amazon.
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