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MONICA ARAYA

Founder and Executive Director, Nivela (Latin America) and Co-Founder of Costa Rica Limpia

Costa Rica

Monica was born and raised in Costa Rica and now splits her time living both there and in Oslo, Norway. She started working on sustainability when she was 19 and has worked on this non-stop for more than 20 years. She has lived, studied, and/or worked in 8 countries in the Americas and Europe. In 2014 Monica founded Nivela, a thought-leadership group devoted to clean development. She also co-founded Costa Rica Limpia, a citizen initiative (limpia means “clean”). Monica studied economics in Costa Rica and environmental management in the US. She earned both a Bachelors and a Masters degree at Costa Rica’s National University. She earned Masters and PhD degrees at Yale University. Combining local and global work is vital to Monica. She writes frequently for the press and online platforms worldwide.

 

 

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ANNA CABRE

KATHARINA F HEIL

KATHARINA F HEIL

CLAUDIA ALVARADO

CLAUDIA ALVARADO

LI WANG

LI WANG

MELISSA WHITE

MELISSA WHITE

ELISABETH (LIZ) DESCHASEAUX

ELISABETH (LIZ) DESCHASEAUX

JESSICA REEVES

JESSICA REEVES

Eva Sirantoine

Eva Sirantoine

YALIMAY JIMENEZ

YALIMAY JIMENEZ

Catherine Nielsen

Catherine Nielsen

JUSTINE BARRETT

JUSTINE BARRETT

MARIA MOLINA

MARIA MOLINA

DEBORAH O’CONNELL

DEBORAH O’CONNELL

Irene Tierney

Irene Tierney

Sue Bestow

Sue Bestow

ANISHA HUMPHREYS

ANISHA HUMPHREYS

BETTY TRUMMEL

BETTY TRUMMEL

LUNGI MCHUNU

LUNGI MCHUNU

AMAL-LEE AMIN

AMAL-LEE AMIN

SAMANTHA HALL

SAMANTHA HALL

ROSHNI SHARMA

MARIANNE HARVEY

MARIANNE HARVEY

CAROLYN HOGG

CAROLYN HOGG

Cecilia Myers

Cecilia Myers

Nicola Waldron

Nicola Waldron

SARAH CHARNAUD

SARAH CHARNAUD

REBECCA DOYLE

REBECCA DOYLE

MELISSA HAEFFNER

MELISSA HAEFFNER

SHARNA JAMADAR

SHARNA JAMADAR

CHRISTINA KIRSCH

CHRISTINA KIRSCH

MARGARET BARBOUR

MARGARET BARBOUR

YVONNE AVARO

YVONNE AVARO

MADELEINE HANN

MADELEINE HANN

Emma Pidduck

Emma Pidduck

LAUREN DUBOIS

LAUREN DUBOIS

KERRY NICKOLS

KERRY NICKOLS

TRACEY GRAY

TRACEY GRAY

YI LUO

YI LUO

RENATA PIAZZON

RENATA PIAZZON

NATALIE MILLÁN AGUIÑAGA

NATALIE MILLÁN AGUIÑAGA

PHOEBE BARNARD

PHOEBE BARNARD

PATRICIA DUNNE

PATRICIA DUNNE

JORDAN FINDLEY

JORDAN FINDLEY

Rachael Dudaniec

Rachael Dudaniec

MAISA ROJAS

MAISA ROJAS

MELISSA HART

MELISSA HART

MARIA DIGIANO

MARIA DIGIANO

ANA CHANG

ANA CHANG

WUYING LIN

WUYING LIN

BIANCA DAS

BIANCA DAS

ANNA VINKHUYZEN

ANNA VINKHUYZEN

SÍLE NIC CHORMAIC

SÍLE NIC CHORMAIC

ANDREA ROBINSON

ANDREA ROBINSON

AMANDA SINCLAIR

AMANDA SINCLAIR

Anindita Samsu

Anindita Samsu

LAURA FERNÁNDEZ

LAURA FERNÁNDEZ

JENNI PENROSE

JENNI PENROSE

PRISCILA CHAVES MARTÍNEZ

PRISCILA CHAVES MARTÍNEZ

ERICA DONNER

ERICA DONNER

Katri Harmoinen

Katri Harmoinen

TRISTY FAIRFIELD

TRISTY FAIRFIELD

KATHRYN SCOTT

KATHRYN SCOTT

MEREDITH NASH

MEREDITH NASH

RACHEL COOPER

RACHEL COOPER

ANDREA MANGEL RAVENTOS

ANDREA MANGEL RAVENTOS

SHANNON BABB

SHANNON BABB

Imogen Fraser

Imogen Fraser

NAOMI TUCKER

NAOMI TUCKER

ALESSANDRA SALGADO

ALESSANDRA SALGADO

LAURA TROTTA

LAURA TROTTA

Theresa Löber

Theresa Löber

INES MELENDEZ

INES MELENDEZ

HELEN O’CONNOR

HELEN O’CONNOR

ROBYN LUCAS

ROBYN LUCAS

MATILDA MACKAY-SIM

MATILDA MACKAY-SIM

ASHTON GAINSFORD

ASHTON GAINSFORD

KAREN ALEXANDER

KAREN ALEXANDER

SHELLEY BALL

SHELLEY BALL

MONICA NARANJO

MONICA NARANJO

RUTH LUSCOMBE

RUTH LUSCOMBE

GAIA DELL’ARICCIA

GAIA DELL’ARICCIA

YITING WANG

YITING WANG

KAREN HAWKE

KAREN HAWKE

MELANIA GUERRA CARRILLO

MELANIA GUERRA CARRILLO

CHRISTELLE AUGUSTE

CHRISTELLE AUGUSTE

CAROLINA GARCIA

CAROLINA GARCIA

STACEY NOEL

STACEY NOEL

RACHELLE BALEZ

RACHELLE BALEZ

ANIKA MOLESWORTH

ANIKA MOLESWORTH

JEANETTE STARPINE

JEANETTE STARPINE

XIAOYUAN “CHARLENE” REN

XIAOYUAN “CHARLENE” REN

YONA NEBEL-JACOBSEN

YONA NEBEL-JACOBSEN

ELLEN MOON

ELLEN MOON

KERRYN (KERRY) O’BRIEN

KERRYN (KERRY) O’BRIEN

JANE CUNNEEN

JANE CUNNEEN

MOREANGELS MUCHANETA MBIZAH

MOREANGELS MUCHANETA MBIZAH

ALISON DAVIES

ALISON DAVIES

Marina Campos

Marina Campos

HINEMOA ELDER

HINEMOA ELDER

RACHEL ZOMBOR

RACHEL ZOMBOR

HOLLY NORTH

HOLLY NORTH

ANNE CHRISTIANSON

ANNE CHRISTIANSON

MARGARITA LOPEZ RIVAS

MARGARITA LOPEZ RIVAS

KRUSHIL PATRICIA MAIRINGI WATENE

KRUSHIL PATRICIA MAIRINGI WATENE

DANIELA LAINEZ DEL POZO

DANIELA LAINEZ DEL POZO

SARAH CONOLLY

SARAH CONOLLY

ELENA JOLI

ELENA JOLI

JUSTINE VIRGINIA MURRAY

JUSTINE VIRGINIA MURRAY

Emma Church

Emma Church

PHILIPPA WRIGHT

PHILIPPA WRIGHT

YURONG YU

YURONG YU

AMELIA SELLARS

AMELIA SELLARS

NANCY GLENN

NANCY GLENN

LAUREN SANDON

LAUREN SANDON

LISA ELENZ

LISA ELENZ

MOLLY CHRISTENSEN

MOLLY CHRISTENSEN

Jacqueline Madsen

Jacqueline Madsen

DEBORAH BOWER

DEBORAH BOWER

JAS CHAMBERS

JAS CHAMBERS

ROMY ZYNGIER

ROMY ZYNGIER

DANIELLE MEDEK

DANIELLE MEDEK

SANDRA JUDITH VELARDE PAJARES

SANDRA JUDITH VELARDE PAJARES

AMANDA DAVIES

AMANDA DAVIES

CAROLE DURUSSEL

CAROLE DURUSSEL

DANIELLE NEMBHARD

DANIELLE NEMBHARD

GHISLAINE PLATELL

GHISLAINE PLATELL

ANAIS MACHARD

ANAIS MACHARD

MICHELE FINN

MICHELE FINN

HUMERA IQBAL

HUMERA IQBAL

Caroline Corrigan

Caroline Corrigan

GABRIELA SARDINHA

GABRIELA SARDINHA

NIAMH BRIGID SHAW

NIAMH BRIGID SHAW

JAY GOMBOSO

JAY GOMBOSO

Sonia Castañeda Rial

Sonia Castañeda Rial

CAROL SILBERBERG

CAROL SILBERBERG

JOHANNA SPEIRS

JOHANNA SPEIRS

ELVIRA POLOCZANSKA

ELVIRA POLOCZANSKA

NICOLE HELLESSEY

NICOLE HELLESSEY

FERN WICKSON

FERN WICKSON

CLARE BOND

CLARE BOND

JUSTINE SHAW

JUSTINE SHAW

BINBIN WANG

BINBIN WANG

XIMENA AGUILAR VEGA

XIMENA AGUILAR VEGA

JULIA WAGEMANN

JULIA WAGEMANN

Gillian McCloskey

Gillian McCloskey

Stephanie Baldwin Spincer

Stephanie Baldwin Spincer

JENNIFER WOODGATE

JENNIFER WOODGATE

Sisi Hu

Sisi Hu

AMANDA LEWIS

AMANDA LEWIS

ANABELLA PALACIOS

ANABELLA PALACIOS

IDA KUBISZEWSKI

IDA KUBISZEWSKI

ALICE RUHWEZA

ALICE RUHWEZA

VERONIQUE FLOREC

VERONIQUE FLOREC

JOANA PICOTO CORREIA

JOANA PICOTO CORREIA

SAMANTHA GROVER

SAMANTHA GROVER

REBECCA WADDINGTON

REBECCA WADDINGTON

LESLEY SEFCIK

LESLEY SEFCIK

ANDREA FIDGETT

ANDREA FIDGETT

JULIA FABREGA

JULIA FABREGA

CRISTINA VENABLES

CRISTINA VENABLES

LINDA ROMANOVSKA

LINDA ROMANOVSKA

CHRISTINA (TINA) SCHROEDER

CHRISTINA (TINA) SCHROEDER

Catherine Wheller

Catherine Wheller

KATHLEEN PATRICK

KATHLEEN PATRICK

SANDRA KERBLER

SANDRA KERBLER

MARISSA PARROTT

MARISSA PARROTT

KIARA CROOK

KIARA CROOK

CATHY MOIR

CATHY MOIR

WING CHAN

WING CHAN

MADELEINE BRASIER

MADELEINE BRASIER

SUSAN NATALI

SUSAN NATALI

SARAH HAMYLTON

SARAH HAMYLTON

NATALIE BAREFOOT

NATALIE BAREFOOT

Yohanna Aurisch

Yohanna Aurisch

NINA MCLEAN

NINA MCLEAN

ZHIMIN MAO

ZHIMIN MAO

Jacqueline Lawrence-Sansbury

Jacqueline Lawrence-Sansbury

AMIE FIGUEIREDO

AMIE FIGUEIREDO

DYAN DENAPOLI

DYAN DENAPOLI

SANDRA LETITIA GUZMAN LUNA

SANDRA LETITIA GUZMAN LUNA

HELEN CORNEY

HELEN CORNEY

STEPHANIE LANGEROCK

STEPHANIE LANGEROCK

NIINA KAUTTO

NIINA KAUTTO

CHARLOTTE CONN

CHARLOTTE CONN

SARAH BROUGH

SARAH BROUGH

JOANNA YOUNG

JOANNA YOUNG

Shiyu Rachel Wang

Shiyu Rachel Wang

KATE MACMASTER

KATE MACMASTER

LINDSAY STRINGER

LINDSAY STRINGER

PALOMA CORVALAN

PALOMA CORVALAN

CHARITY MUNDAVA

CHARITY MUNDAVA

PRIYA GANDHI

PRIYA GANDHI

BETH CHRISTIE

BETH CHRISTIE

LINDA THOMPSON

LINDA THOMPSON

Erinne Stirling

Erinne Stirling

Shuling Huang

Shuling Huang

MONICA ARAYA

MONICA ARAYA

SIMONE BAUCH

SIMONE BAUCH

MELINDA FITZGERALD

MELINDA FITZGERALD

ELANOR HUNTINGTON

ELANOR HUNTINGTON

Mariana Campos

Mariana Campos

YAXIN YAN

YAXIN YAN

NATALIE UNTERSTELL

NATALIE UNTERSTELL

CHRISTIANA FIGUERES

CHRISTIANA FIGUERES

XIAO SHEN

XIAO SHEN

Louise Carroll

Louise Carroll

DEBORAH PARDO

DEBORAH PARDO

SUE MAUGER

SUE MAUGER

HANA STAROBOVA

HANA STAROBOVA

Jennifer Verduin

Jennifer Verduin

AMY GOODBRAND

AMY GOODBRAND

LAURIE LAPAT-POLASKO

LAURIE LAPAT-POLASKO

VALENTINA TARANOVIC

VALENTINA TARANOVIC

JENN LODER

JENN LODER

XUEHUA ZHANG

XUEHUA ZHANG

TARA SHINE

TARA SHINE

NICHOLA CLARK

NICHOLA CLARK

CAROL AZIZ

CAROL AZIZ

Johanna Johnson

Johanna Johnson

CHARLIE HINDLE

CHARLIE HINDLE

TONI MIZEREK

TONI MIZEREK

KIRSTEN LEE

KIRSTEN LEE

María Jesús Rapanague

María Jesús Rapanague

CHARLOTTE (CHUNGUANG) WANG

CHARLOTTE (CHUNGUANG) WANG

NATASHA HENDRICK

NATASHA HENDRICK

Karen Barton

Karen Barton

CRISTINA OTANO JIMENEZ

CRISTINA OTANO JIMENEZ

Kaylee Prince

Kaylee Prince

RAELENE FORBES

RAELENE FORBES

LINH DO

LINH DO

LILY BROWN

LILY BROWN

Alexandra Deprez

Alexandra Deprez

BRITTA DENISE HARDESTY

BRITTA DENISE HARDESTY

RENATE EGAN

RENATE EGAN

ANNA COLUCCI

ANNA COLUCCI

KAREN JOYCE

KAREN JOYCE

ALBA AGUION

ALBA AGUION

CAROL DEVINE

CAROL DEVINE

COLLEEN FILIPPA

COLLEEN FILIPPA

MONICA GREEN

MONICA GREEN

NAT RAISBECK-BROWN

NAT RAISBECK-BROWN

ANAIS PAGES

ANAIS PAGES

BELINDA FAIRBROTHER

BELINDA FAIRBROTHER

SHARON DAVIS

SHARON DAVIS

HEIDI STELTZER

HEIDI STELTZER

LEANNE EVERINGHAM

LEANNE EVERINGHAM

MARJI PUOTINEN

MARJI PUOTINEN

AIMEE BLISS

AIMEE BLISS

BLANCA BERNAL

BLANCA BERNAL

LUCY FORDE

LUCY FORDE

CINDY SHELLITO

CINDY SHELLITO

ELEANOR BRUCE

ELEANOR BRUCE

HEIDI PASS

HEIDI PASS

TAMMY EGER

TAMMY EGER

GINGER (YI-CHUN) YEH

GINGER (YI-CHUN) YEH

SOPHIE ADAMS

SOPHIE ADAMS

JULIETTE TOBIAS-WEBB

JULIETTE TOBIAS-WEBB

MERRYN MCKINNON

MERRYN MCKINNON

Noa Gonzalez Borrajo

Noa Gonzalez Borrajo

NICOLE WEBSTER

NICOLE WEBSTER

Stella Leonardi

Stella Leonardi

SEONA MEHARG

SEONA MEHARG

Mariana Blanco Bolaños

Mariana Blanco Bolaños

RAEANNE MILLER

RAEANNE MILLER

KIRSTEN MACLEAN

KIRSTEN MACLEAN

ANTHEA NICHOLLS

ANTHEA NICHOLLS

GLENNA MCGREGOR

GLENNA MCGREGOR

NATALIA MELCER

NATALIA MELCER

Misty Dawn Thorose

Misty Dawn Thorose

GILLIAN STARLING

GILLIAN STARLING

SAMANTHA ELIE

SAMANTHA ELIE

ADRIANA HUMANES

ADRIANA HUMANES

WYNET SMITH

WYNET SMITH

AMELIA LETVIN

AMELIA LETVIN

CECILE GODDE

CECILE GODDE

ADRIANA SOTO

ADRIANA SOTO

KA-MING WU

KA-MING WU

JESS MUKIRI

JESS MUKIRI

VALERIE SAGE

VALERIE SAGE

ANJANI GANASE

ANJANI GANASE

NICOLA GASTON

NICOLA GASTON

METTE HOE

METTE HOE

ALEXANDRA JONES

ALEXANDRA JONES

RACHAEL BICE

RACHAEL BICE

ELERI HARRIS

ELERI HARRIS

Rachel Cameron

Rachel Cameron

SHARON ROBINSON

SHARON ROBINSON

Sara Stewart

Sara Stewart

Julianna Gwiszcz

Julianna Gwiszcz

CARLY QUISENBERRY

CARLY QUISENBERRY

CLOTHILDE LANGLAIS

CLOTHILDE LANGLAIS

MARY-ELLEN FEENEY

MARY-ELLEN FEENEY

CHRISTINA DEVORSHAK

CHRISTINA DEVORSHAK

TRACY CAI

TRACY CAI

REBECCA WADE

REBECCA WADE

GINA ZIERVOGEL

GINA ZIERVOGEL

IRYNA DRONOVA

IRYNA DRONOVA

ANITA GOH

ANITA GOH

TIFFINI JONES

TIFFINI JONES

REBECCA SMYTH

REBECCA SMYTH

PAULA HANASZ

PAULA HANASZ

SARAH JOHNS

SARAH JOHNS

ABEER AL SAUD

ABEER AL SAUD

REBECCA HANDCOCK

REBECCA HANDCOCK

ISABEL ZHANG ZHANG

ISABEL ZHANG ZHANG

NANCY AUERBACH

NANCY AUERBACH

LIZ RICKMAN

LIZ RICKMAN

KAREN JOHNS

KAREN JOHNS

Kathryn Michie

Kathryn Michie

FERN HAMES

FERN HAMES

MARINA MANSILLA HERMANN

MARINA MANSILLA HERMANN

BRIONY ANKOR

BRIONY ANKOR

JESSICA BRAINARD

JESSICA BRAINARD

Alison Thieme

Alison Thieme

Emily Cross

Emily Cross

Sarah Marshall

Sarah Marshall

YUXI LEI

YUXI LEI

STEPHANIE DOLRENRY

STEPHANIE DOLRENRY

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