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Marine Resources Council Selected to Serve on Forbes Nonprofit Council

Dr. Leesa Souto, Executive Director of the Marine Resources Council, has been accepted into the Forbes Nonprofit Council. This community for chief executives of successful nonprofits is by-invitation-only; executives are vetted and selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity of their experience.

The mission of the Forbes Council is to bring together proven leaders from every industry, creating a curated, social capital-driven network that helps every member grow professionally and make an even greater impact on the business world. As a member of the Council, Leesa will work with a professional editorial team to share her expert insights in original business articles on and contribute to published Q&A panels alongside other experts.

“It is exciting to participate in an international nonprofit community facilitated through the Forbes Councils,” said Dr. Souto, “We can share experiences and learn from others, expanding our capabilities and leadership for our lagoon community.”


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