Become a Youth Leader

Join the SOA Youth Leader community and gain valuable experience in broadening your ocean network, leading projects and campaigns, inspiring your friends and community about ocean sustainability, and pushing your skills and ambitions to the next level. We are a team of ocean leaders built upon the foundation of integrity, inclusion and innovation facilitating impactful change for the sustainability of our ocean.

Our Commitment to You:

Become part of the largest ocean youth network in the world

Priority consideration to attend SOA youth summits and global ocean conferences
Attend the World Ocean Summit!

Opportunity to be featured on SOA social media, newsletters and press releases

Opportunities to Get Involved:

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Start a Chapter

Start an SOA chapter at your campus or local community and work with other like-minded youth leaders to develop hands-on initiatives, spread awareness about ocean threats, and promote solutions. Learn More!

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Launch an Ocean Startup

Transform your innovative ocean solution into a sustainable business with the support and funding from SOA’s Ocean Solutions Accelerator. Learn More!

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Create a Community Project

Commit to an impact project or awareness campaign in your local region that promotes ocean sustainability, or join one of SOA’s global ocean initiatives and inspire others to join the SOA community. Learn More!