Orcanation “the Ocean is the Limit” by Jeroen van de Waal
Jeroen van de Waal is Chief Orca and Founder.
Jeroen is on a mission to foster a generation of ‘ocean ambassadors’, who have the passion, drive and determination to reverse mankind’s destruction of the sea. Inspiring “children” and showing them how top re-educate their parents by being totally passionate about the Oceans and their importance. Business with a purpose, making money while doing good. How Orcanation will grow into a global force for good.
The Importance of Early Exposure to Nature by Stephen Lee
Initially brought on as a Divemaster intern, Stephen has found his calling as an marine science educator. His background as a field technician surveying the reefs of Eastern Mexico, a Green Fins assessor in The Philippines and managing a Sea Turtle Hatchery in Malaysia. Stephen came to the company equipped with a wide variety of experience and is eager to share his knowledge and inspiration with the next generation of marine conservationists.
Orcanation Indonesia – One Island at a Time by Loren Vazquez Zubieta
An Economist by trade, Loren decided to leave the corporate finance life behind to engage directly into conservation and sharing her passion for the marine environment. She also tested her hand at entrepreneurship by successfully building, operating and managing Kalimaya Dive Resort in remote Indonesia. She is a certified PADI Divemaster, trained in one of the most challenging environments, Komodo, Indonesia, where she has been living and diving for the past 4 years.
Preserving Paradise – Anambas: Archipelago on the Edge by Jerry Winata
Jerry spent a big part of his professional career in development work, ranging from lifting people out of poverty with the World Bank, to improving the nutrition of impoverished children with the UN World Food Programme. As the head of Bawah Anambas Foundation, Jerry spearheads the marine and forest conservation work, as well as empowering the communities in the Anambas area.
Join us for a festive networking night with drinks and canapés and feel free to bring your family or a friend who is curious about diving and/or would like to know more about what we do at Orca.
Note that our four speakers will present their inspirational and educational talks no later than 7:15pmand remember to rsvp here.
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