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.

 

 

ANA CHANG

ANA CHANG

CHARLOTTE CONN

CHARLOTTE CONN

DYAN DENAPOLI

DYAN DENAPOLI

KATHLEEN PATRICK

KATHLEEN PATRICK

MARIA MOLINA

MARIA MOLINA

SÍLE NIC CHORMAIC

SÍLE NIC CHORMAIC

SIMONE BAUCH

SIMONE BAUCH

PAULA HANASZ

PAULA HANASZ

CLARE BOND

CLARE BOND

LINDSAY STRINGER

LINDSAY STRINGER

NINA EARL

NINA EARL

VALERIE SAGE

VALERIE SAGE

MARGARET BARBOUR

MARGARET BARBOUR

NICOLE WEBSTER

NICOLE WEBSTER

ANJANI GANASE

ANJANI GANASE

SANDRA LETITIA GUZMAN LUNA

SANDRA LETITIA GUZMAN LUNA

IDA KUBISZEWSKI

IDA KUBISZEWSKI

MONICA GREEN

MONICA GREEN

RENATE EGAN

RENATE EGAN

YITING WANG

YITING WANG

BELINDA FAIRBROTHER

BELINDA FAIRBROTHER

MARINA MANSILLA HERMANN

MARINA MANSILLA HERMANN

ALISON DAVIES

ALISON DAVIES

YING ZHANG

YING ZHANG

ASHTON GAINSFORD

ASHTON GAINSFORD

HEIDI PASS

HEIDI PASS

MARY-ELLEN FEENEY

MARY-ELLEN FEENEY

SARAH BROUGH

SARAH BROUGH

KIARA CROOK

KIARA CROOK

JOHANNA SPEIRS

JOHANNA SPEIRS

YURONG YU

YURONG YU

KIRSTEN MACLEAN

KIRSTEN MACLEAN

FERN WICKSON

FERN WICKSON

JENNI PENROSE

JENNI PENROSE

BETTY TRUMMEL

BETTY TRUMMEL

PATRICIA DUNNE

PATRICIA DUNNE

JANE CUNNEEN

JANE CUNNEEN

CRISTINA VENABLES

CRISTINA VENABLES

LESLEY SEFCIK

LESLEY SEFCIK

KERRY NICKOLS

KERRY NICKOLS

JORDAN FINDLEY

JORDAN FINDLEY

MELANIA GUERRA CARRILLO

MELANIA GUERRA CARRILLO

HELEN CORNEY

HELEN CORNEY

IRYNA DRONOVA

IRYNA DRONOVA

JESSICA REEVES

JESSICA REEVES

NANCY AUERBACH

NANCY AUERBACH

LEANNE EVERINGHAM

LEANNE EVERINGHAM

SAMANTHA GROVER

SAMANTHA GROVER

AMY GOODBRAND

AMY GOODBRAND

CRISTINA OTANO JIMENEZ

CRISTINA OTANO JIMENEZ

KA-MING WU

KA-MING WU

JOANA PICOTO CORREIA

JOANA PICOTO CORREIA

LAURA WELLS

LAURA WELLS

XIMENA AGUILAR VEGA

XIMENA AGUILAR VEGA

CHRISTINA KIRSCH

CHRISTINA KIRSCH

SANDRA KERBLER

SANDRA KERBLER

HUMERA IQBAL

HUMERA IQBAL

METTE HOE

METTE HOE

MELISSA WHITE

MELISSA WHITE

KAREN JOHNS

KAREN JOHNS

DEBORAH O’CONNELL

DEBORAH O’CONNELL

GAIA DELL’ARICCIA

GAIA DELL’ARICCIA

JAY GOMBOSO

JAY GOMBOSO

CHRISTINA DEVORSHAK

CHRISTINA DEVORSHAK

RACHEL COOPER

RACHEL COOPER

ROBYN LUCAS

ROBYN LUCAS

LILY BROWN

LILY BROWN

YVONNE KOHNLE

YVONNE KOHNLE

JULIA WAGEMANN

JULIA WAGEMANN

KRISTANNE ANDERSEN

KRISTANNE ANDERSEN

ELEANOR BRUCE

ELEANOR BRUCE

GHISLAINE PLATELL

GHISLAINE PLATELL

SANDRA JUDITH VELARDE PAJARES

SANDRA JUDITH VELARDE PAJARES

ELERI HARRIS

ELERI HARRIS

ADRIANA HUMANES

ADRIANA HUMANES

MAISA ROJAS

MAISA ROJAS

MITA BRIERLEY

MITA BRIERLEY

TAMMY EGER

TAMMY EGER

ALICE RUHWEZA

ALICE RUHWEZA

ANDREA MANGEL RAVENTOS

ANDREA MANGEL RAVENTOS

HINEMOA ELDER

HINEMOA ELDER

CHRISTELLE AUGUSTE

CHRISTELLE AUGUSTE

ROMY ZYNGIER

ROMY ZYNGIER

MARIA DIGIANO

MARIA DIGIANO

CECILE GODDE

CECILE GODDE

LAUREN DUBOIS

LAUREN DUBOIS

ANDREA FIDGETT

ANDREA FIDGETT

LISA MILLS

LISA MILLS

ANABELLA PALACIOS

ANABELLA PALACIOS

MARIANNE HARVEY

MARIANNE HARVEY

ALESSANDRA SALGADO

ALESSANDRA SALGADO

SOPHIE ADAMS

SOPHIE ADAMS

BETH CHRISTIE

BETH CHRISTIE

KAREN JOYCE

KAREN JOYCE

WYNET SMITH

WYNET SMITH

COLLEEN FILIPPA

COLLEEN FILIPPA

VERONIQUE FLOREC

KRUSHIL PATRICIA MAIRINGI WATENE

KRUSHIL PATRICIA MAIRINGI WATENE

MELISSA HART

MELISSA HART

STACEY NOEL

STACEY NOEL

SHARON DAVIS

SHARON DAVIS

PHILIPPA WRIGHT

PHILIPPA WRIGHT

KAREN ALEXANDER

KAREN ALEXANDER

REBECCA HANDCOCK

REBECCA HANDCOCK

REBECCA DOYLE

REBECCA DOYLE

ELISABETH (LIZ) DESCHASEAUX

ELISABETH (LIZ) DESCHASEAUX

SUE MAUGER

SUE MAUGER

MERRYN MCKINNON

MERRYN MCKINNON

PRISCILA CHAVES MARTÍNEZ

PRISCILA CHAVES MARTÍNEZ

CARLY QUISENBERRY

CARLY QUISENBERRY

SHANNON BABB

SHANNON BABB

LI WANG

LI WANG

CLAUDIA ALVARADO

CLAUDIA ALVARADO

GABRIELA SARDINHA

GABRIELA SARDINHA

NAT RAISBECK-BROWN

NAT RAISBECK-BROWN

SARAH HAMYLTON

SARAH HAMYLTON

ANNE CHRISTIANSON

ANNE CHRISTIANSON

BRIONY ANKOR

BRIONY ANKOR

CATHY MOIR

CATHY MOIR

NATALIE UNTERSTELL

NATALIE UNTERSTELL

ANAIS PAGES

ANAIS PAGES

NAOMI TUCKER

NAOMI TUCKER

NICHOLA CLARK

NICHOLA CLARK

HANA STAROBOVA

HANA STAROBOVA

NICOLA GASTON

NICOLA GASTON

MARJI PUOTINEN

MARJI PUOTINEN

MOREANGELS MUCHANETA MBIZAH

MOREANGELS MUCHANETA MBIZAH

LEE CONSTABLE

LEE CONSTABLE

MARGARITA LOPEZ RIVAS

MARGARITA LOPEZ RIVAS

REBECCA WADDINGTON

REBECCA WADDINGTON

PALOMA CORVALAN

PALOMA CORVALAN

KIRSTEN LEE

KIRSTEN LEE

SHARNA JAMADAR

SHARNA JAMADAR

GINA ZIERVOGEL

GINA ZIERVOGEL

RENATA PIAZZON

RENATA PIAZZON

PHOEBE BARNARD

PHOEBE BARNARD

NANCY GLENN

NANCY GLENN

SARAH CHARNAUD

SARAH CHARNAUD

XUEHUA ZHANG

XUEHUA ZHANG

KATHRYN SCOTT

KATHRYN SCOTT

KATJA OVCHINNIKOVA

KATJA OVCHINNIKOVA

JOANNA YOUNG

JOANNA YOUNG

NIINA KAUTTO

NIINA KAUTTO

ERICA DONNER

ERICA DONNER

JULIETTE TOBIAS-WEBB

JULIETTE TOBIAS-WEBB

AMELIA SELLARS

AMELIA SELLARS

MELISSA HAEFFNER

MELISSA HAEFFNER

LAURA TROTTA

LAURA TROTTA

JULIA FABREGA

JULIA FABREGA

CHARITY MUNDAVA

CHARITY MUNDAVA

JENN LODER

JENN LODER

CLOTHILDE LANGLAIS

CLOTHILDE LANGLAIS

AMANDA DAVIES

AMANDA DAVIES

CHARLOTTE (CHUNGUANG) WANG

CHARLOTTE (CHUNGUANG) WANG

DANIELA LAINEZ DEL POZO

DANIELA LAINEZ DEL POZO

MOLLY CHRISTENSEN

MOLLY CHRISTENSEN

NATALIE BAREFOOT

NATALIE BAREFOOT

MONICA NARANJO

MONICA NARANJO

AMELIA LETVIN

AMELIA LETVIN

LINH DO

LINH DO

AMANDA SINCLAIR

AMANDA SINCLAIR

CAROLINA GARCIA

CAROLINA GARCIA

Kathryn Michie

Kathryn Michie

LUCY FORDE

LUCY FORDE

LAUREN SANDON

LAUREN SANDON

DANIELLE NEMBHARD

DANIELLE NEMBHARD

KATE MACMASTER

KATE MACMASTER

YUXI LEI

YUXI LEI

NINA MCLEAN

NINA MCLEAN

XIAO SHEN

XIAO SHEN

WING CHAN

WING CHAN

NATALIE MILLÁN AGUIÑAGA

NATALIE MILLÁN AGUIÑAGA

SHELLEY BALL

SHELLEY BALL

LISA ELENZ

LISA ELENZ

ANITA GOH

ANITA GOH

INES MELENDEZ

INES MELENDEZ

CAROL SILBERBERG

CAROL SILBERBERG

KERRYN (KERRY) O’BRIEN

KERRYN (KERRY) O’BRIEN

AMITA ROY

AMITA ROY

YONA NEBEL-JACOBSEN

YONA NEBEL-JACOBSEN

AMAL-LEE AMIN

AMAL-LEE AMIN

DANIELLE MEDEK

DANIELLE MEDEK

DEBORAH BOWER

DEBORAH BOWER

LINDA ROMANOVSKA

LINDA ROMANOVSKA

PRIYA GANDHI

PRIYA GANDHI

KAREN HAWKE

KAREN HAWKE

HEIDI STELTZER

HEIDI STELTZER

SAMANTHA ELIE

SAMANTHA ELIE

ANISHA HUMPHREYS

ANISHA HUMPHREYS

REBECCA WADE

REBECCA WADE

ANNA VINKHUYZEN

ANNA VINKHUYZEN

RAEANNE MILLER

RAEANNE MILLER

ROSHNI SHARMA

ROSHNI SHARMA

LUNGI MCHUNU

LUNGI MCHUNU

TRACEY GRAY

TRACEY GRAY

DEBORAH PARDO

DEBORAH PARDO

NIAMH BRIGID SHAW

NIAMH BRIGID SHAW

INGRID ALBION

INGRID ALBION

CAROLYN HOGG

CAROLYN HOGG

BIANCA DAS

BIANCA DAS

CAROL DEVINE

CAROL DEVINE

GILLIAN STARLING

GILLIAN STARLING

BINBIN WANG

BINBIN WANG

Sisi Hu

Sisi Hu

JUSTINE VIRGINIA MURRAY

JUSTINE VIRGINIA MURRAY

MONICA ARAYA

MONICA ARAYA

CAROL AZIZ

CAROL AZIZ

LIZ ROBERTSON-RICKMAN

LIZ ROBERTSON-RICKMAN

LINDA THOMPSON

LINDA THOMPSON

STEPHANIE DOLRENRY

STEPHANIE DOLRENRY

JUSTINE BARRETT

JUSTINE BARRETT

ANDREA ROBINSON

ANDREA ROBINSON

MEREDITH NASH

MEREDITH NASH

BRITTA DENISE HARDESTY

BRITTA DENISE HARDESTY

FERN HAMES

FERN HAMES

ELENA JOLI

ELENA JOLI

MICHELE FINN

MICHELE FINN

LAURA FERNÁNDEZ

LAURA FERNÁNDEZ

ANIKA MOLESWORTH

ANIKA MOLESWORTH

TRISTY FAIRFIELD

TRISTY FAIRFIELD

ELVIRA POLOCZANSKA

ELVIRA POLOCZANSKA

HOLLY NORTH

HOLLY NORTH

SUSAN NATALI

SUSAN NATALI

ZHIMIN MAO

ZHIMIN MAO

RUTH LUSCOMBE

RUTH LUSCOMBE

RACHEL ZOMBOR

RACHEL ZOMBOR

ISABEL ZHANG ZHANG

ISABEL ZHANG ZHANG

JENNIFER WOODGATE

JENNIFER WOODGATE

JESSICA BRAINARD

JESSICA BRAINARD

ANNA COLUCCI

ANNA COLUCCI

NICOLE HELLESSEY

NICOLE HELLESSEY

LAURIE LAPAT-POLASKO

LAURIE LAPAT-POLASKO

GLENNA MCGREGOR

GLENNA MCGREGOR

AMIE FIGUEIREDO

AMIE FIGUEIREDO

HELEN O’CONNOR

HELEN O’CONNOR

CHRISTINA (TINA) SCHROEDER

CHRISTINA (TINA) SCHROEDER

TONI MIZEREK

TONI MIZEREK

ABEER AL SAUD

ABEER AL SAUD

ALBA AGUION

ALBA AGUION

TRACY CAI

TRACY CAI

JESS MUKIRI

JESS MUKIRI

ADRIANA SOTO

ADRIANA SOTO

NATALIA MELCER

NATALIA MELCER

CAROLE DURUSSEL

CAROLE DURUSSEL

SEONA MEHARG

SEONA MEHARG

ELANOR HUNTINGTON

ELANOR HUNTINGTON

SARAH CONOLLY

SARAH CONOLLY

AIMEE BLISS

AIMEE BLISS

ELLEN MOON

ELLEN MOON

SAMANTHA HALL

SAMANTHA HALL

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