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For the Love of The Ocean

Alexa Sutton Lawrence, Ph.D.

Former Vice President of Conservation, Justice & Equity

Chapel Hill, NC

Alexa was the first Vice President of Conservation, Justice and Equity at Ocean Conservancy. She led and guided the organization’s expansion of work in all areas of ocean justice. She has devoted her career to bridging biodiversity conservation with environmental justice, with a focus on working with and within Indigenous, African-American and Afro-Indigenous communities.

Alexa Sutton Lawrence


  • Alexa Sutton Lawrence, Ph.D.
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