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Ayana Elizabeth Johnson

Marine Biologist, Conservation Strategist, Founder & CEO of Ocean Collectiv

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Ayana Elizabeth Johnson Biography

Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson is a marine biologist, policy expert, writer, and Brooklyn native. She is co-founder of Urban Ocean Lab, a think tank for coastal cities, and co-creator and co-host of the Spotify/Gimlet podcast How to Save a Planet, on climate solutions. She co-edited the anthology All We Can Save and co-founded The All We Can Save Project.

Recently, Dr. Johnson co-authored the Blue New Deal, a roadmap for including the ocean in climate policy. Previously, as executive director of the Waitt Institute, she co-founded the Blue Halo Initiative and led the Caribbean’s first successful island-wide ocean zoning effort. She also developed ocean policy at the EPA and NOAA, and was a leader of the March for Science.

Dr. Johnson earned a BA from Harvard University in environmental science and public policy, and a Ph.D. from Scripps Institution of Oceanography in marine biology, with a dissertation on the ecology, socio-economics, and policy of sustainably managing coral reefs. The fish trap she invented to reduce bycatch won the first Rare/National Geographic Solution Search.

She publishes widely, including in The New York Times, Washington Post, and Scientific American. She is on the 2021 Time 100 Next List and was named one of Elle’s 27 Women Leading on Climate. Outside magazine called her “the climate leader we need.”

Dr. Johnson serves on the board of directors for GreenWave, Patagonia, and World Surf League's PURE, on the advisory boards of Environmental Voter Project, Azul, and Scientific American, and as a fellow at The Explorers Club. She is the proud daughter of a teacher/farmer and an architect/potter. Find her @ayanaeliza.

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Ayana Elizabeth Johnson Biography

Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson is a marine biologist, policy expert, writer, and Brooklyn native. She is co-founder of Urban Ocean Lab, a think tank for coastal cities, and co-creator and co-host of the Spotify/Gimlet podcast How to Save a Planet, on climate solutions. She co-edited the anthology All We Can Save and co-founded The All We Can Save Project.

Recently, Dr. Johnson co-authored the Blue New Deal, a roadmap for including the ocean in climate policy. Previously, as executive director of the Waitt Institute, she co-founded the Blue Halo Initiative and led the Caribbean’s first successful island-wide ocean zoning effort. She also developed ocean policy at the EPA and NOAA, and was a leader of the March for Science.

Dr. Johnson earned a BA from Harvard University in environmental science and public policy, and a Ph.D. from Scripps Institution of Oceanography in marine biology, with a dissertation on the ecology, socio-economics, and policy of sustainably managing coral reefs. The fish trap she invented to reduce bycatch won the first Rare/National Geographic Solution Search.

She publishes widely, including in The New York Times, Washington Post, and Scientific American. She is on the 2021 Time 100 Next List and was named one of Elle’s 27 Women Leading on Climate. Outside magazine called her “the climate leader we need.”

Dr. Johnson serves on the board of directors for GreenWave, Patagonia, and World Surf League's PURE, on the advisory boards of Environmental Voter Project, Azul, and Scientific American, and as a fellow at The Explorers Club. She is the proud daughter of a teacher/farmer and an architect/potter. Find her @ayanaeliza.

Ayana Elizabeth Johnson Videos

  • X Talks | Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson
    To celebrate World Oceans Day, Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, one of the most influential marine biologists of our time, sat down with Neil Davé,...
  • Climate Change Impact on Oceans with Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson
    Marine biologist and conservation strategist Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, explains some facts we might not know about the climate crisis and its...
  • A love story for the coral reef crisis | Ayana Elizabeth Johnson ...
    Over the course of hundreds of scuba dives, marine biologist Ayana Elizabeth Johnson fell in love -- with a fish. In this ode to parrotfish, she...

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  • How to book Ayana Elizabeth Johnson?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Ayana Elizabeth Johnson for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Ayana Elizabeth Johnson or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Ayana Elizabeth Johnson?

    Booking fees for Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Ayana Elizabeth Johnson?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Ayana Elizabeth Johnson for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Ayana Elizabeth Johnson for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Ayana Elizabeth Johnson or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Ayana Elizabeth Johnson or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Ayana Elizabeth Johnson is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Ayana Elizabeth Johnson for your event is $50,000 - $100,000. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Sylvia Earle, Aprille Ericsson, Ashanti Johnson, Shirley Ann Jackson and Kari Byron. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Ayana Elizabeth Johnson for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Ayana Elizabeth Johnson Speaker Videos

  • X Talks | Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson
    To celebrate World Oceans Day, Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, one of the most influential marine biologists of our time, sat down with Neil Davé, General Manager of Tidal—a team at X whose mission...
    Climate Change Impact on Oceans with Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson
    Marine biologist and conservation strategist Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, explains some facts we might not know about the climate crisis and its impact on our oceans.
  • A love story for the coral reef crisis | Ayana Elizabeth Johnson ...
    Over the course of hundreds of scuba dives, marine biologist Ayana Elizabeth Johnson fell in love -- with a fish. In this ode to parrotfish, she shares five reasons why these creatures are simply...
    Will the ocean ever run out of fish? - Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and ...
    Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Jennifer Jacquet explain overfishing and its effects on ecosystems, food security, jobs, economies, and coastal cultures.

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