Oceanic Global NYC Hub Cleanup:
Rockaway Beach

Join the Oceanic Global NYC Hub in keeping Rockaway Beach clean on Saturday September 23rd!

Vanessa Fajans-Turner

Vanessa Fajans-Turner is the Executive Director of Environmental Advocates NY (EANY), capitalizing on New York’s power as the world’s 11th-largest economy to spearhead national and international decarbonization initiatives. She previously led climate-aligned banking initiatives at BankFWD and advised UN SDG Financing policies at the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network. Vanessa’s environmental leadership is rooted in her diverse experiences, from making climate and ocean grants with the Avatar Alliance Foundation to producing the Emmy-winning climate documentary series “Years of Living Dangerously.” A founding principal at Investable Oceans, Vanessa is very proud to serve on Oceanic Global’s board. She is also a board member of the Institute for Ethical Campaigning and an advisor to the Resolution Project and Amazon Watch. She holds a BA from Harvard and an MA in International Economics and Development from The Johns Hopkins University – SAIS, and term membership with the Council on Foreign Relations.