Announcing Bow Seat’s 2022 Future Blue Youth Council!
January 7, 2022

We are so excited to announce the members of our 2022 Future Blue Youth Council (FBYC)! Launched last year as a way to connect young members of our community, the FBYC is a group of Bow Seat alumni who work together to empower their peers to advocate for our blue planet. Coming from all over the world, this year’s Council members are activists, environmental scientists, scuba divers, artists, musicians, and writers dedicated to using their creative voices to speak out for our oceans:

Kamakshi, 16
Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

Emma Dencker, 17
Denver, Colorado, USA

Doğa Dinçbaş, 18
Istanbul, Marmara, Turkey

Liz Duke-Moe, 18
Boise, Idaho, USA

Areesha Fatima, 18
Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

Colletor Gumbo, 17
Harare, Harare, Zimbabwe

Connie Huang, 17
Sammamish, Washington, USA

Nazaha Izdihar, 17
Uttara, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Brooke Nind, 17
Simi Valley, California, USA

Raghav Pardasani, 19
New Delhi, Delhi, India

Ajay Sawant, 19
Baramati, Maharashtra, India

Nuan Ning Teioh, 16
Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia

Maanas Varma, 17
Flower Mound, Texas, USA

Ashlee Yin Romero, 16
Barranquilla, Atlántico, Colombia

This diverse and talented group of young leaders will mentor grantees of the international Fellowship Program, a by-youth, for-youth FBYC initiative that provides funding and guidance to young people who are addressing water-related challenges in their local communities. Council members will also contribute their experience, creativity, and insight to inform, advise, and shape Bow Seat’s educational initiatives and international outreach.

“We are so excited to welcome our 2022 Future Blue Youth Council—an incredible community of young leaders, artists, and scientists—who will have the opportunity to create real, tangible change on critical environmental issues. As this work can often be arduous and overwhelming, the Council will also be a welcoming and uplifting space of support, refuge, and friendship.” ~Linda Cabot, Founder & President

Congratulations to our 2022 Future Blue Youth Council! Get to know the members and what inspires their love for our blue planet >

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