Atossa Soltani


International Rights of Nature Tribunal

She is the Founder and Board President of Amazon Watch, a nonprofit organization founded in 1996 to protect the rainforest and advance the rights of indigenous peoples of the Amazon Basin.  Atossa served as Amazon Watch’s first executive director for 18 years and continues to serve the organization as a board member and spokesperson.  Currently, Atossa is working as the senior strategist for the Amazon Sacred Headwaters Initiative.