Rescue of Garra - Photo by Roxanna Schteinbarg

Collaboration. Inspiration. Influence. Three of the words Ocean Alliance CEO Iain Kerr will focus on in a talk he gives today at A.W. Hastings, who generously helped to provide the Marvin windows at our headquarters, the Paint Factory. The annual meeting is called “Sphere of Influence,” which could easily describe our metamorphosis as an organization from our former incarnation of the “Whale Conservation Institute” to Ocean Alliance.

Competitiveness will only get you so far, but collaboration will open doors in ways you never thought possible. Consider how our collaborators inspire us:

And finally, we are inspired by all of the individuals who show up in person and encourage us, and show up online and share our work. You are an integral part of the collaboration.