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OUR TEAM

Mothers of the Amazon is a global network of forest advocates

Mothers of the Amazon is a global network of over 40 multi-disciplinary forest advocates composed of indigenous leaders, sustainability strategists, architects, agro-forestry agents, environmental engineers, health scientists, doctors, water treatment specialists, lawyers, permaculture specialists, educators, writers, filmmakers, all dedicated to the safeguard of the Amazon rainforest and the protection of the health of its indigenous communities. Meet our executive team!

Administrative  TEAM
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FOUNDER - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

BANE SALEH

Mother of Gaia, environmental strategist, architect, health researcher

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DIRECTOR OF INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS

YAWA BANE

Father of Sia, Mawapai and Sia Jr, chief of the village of Lago Lindo, sociologist, anthropologist.

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ADMINISTRATOR

SOOHYUN CHUNG

Mother of Naomi, writer.

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ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER

MARIA MERCEDES KURI

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INDIGENOUS DIRECTOR

YUBE HUNI KUIN

Father of 10 beautiful children, Vice President of the Huni Kuin Federation, agro-forestry specialist.

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DIRECTOR OF EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

VICTORIA CHARLES

Mother of Valentina, professor in sustainability, zero waste specialist

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DESIGN PRINCIPAL

DANIELA GROZDICH

Architect

Communication and Media
ADVISORS
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