Amira Odeh

Organizer, Caribbean Youth Environment Network

Amira Odeh, from Puerto Rico, is a Geographer and MSc in Water Resources. Since an early age she has been interested in solving the most pressing environmental issues she has experienced around her. At the University of Puerto Rico, Amira Odeh organized to ban the sale of bottled water, having the campus become the first in Latin America and the Caribbean to do so. Additionally, she leads training efforts in Puerto Rico, USA and Chile to support new leaders in developing their own community campaigns.  Amira is currently focusing on Puerto Rico, leading a reforestation project that is dedicated to the sustainable rebuilding of the country after hurricane Maria.

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