Shari Sant

Vice Chair

Environmental philanthropist and ocean activist Shari Sant is president and founder of Code Blue Charitable Foundation, secretary/trustee of the Summit Charitable Foundation, founding board member of the Sylvia Earle Alliance and vice president of Seacology. Shari is also a member of the Ocean Unite Advisory Board, Nature's Best Photography Advisory Council and the World Wildlife Fund's National Council. A proponent of impact photography and filmmaking, she served as board chair of the International League of Conservation Photographers for five years and is currently an affiliate. Shari is also a producer of documentary films including the Netflix documentaries "Mission Blue" (executive producer) and "Chasing Coral" (associate producer). She is executive producer on "Anote's Ark," which opened at Sundance 2018, "Sharkwater Extinction” and "Ghost Fleet.” A graduate of New York University, Shari worked as senior stylist and design director for Ralph Lauren in New York for nine years, then as visual director at Esprit. She later founded the environmental lifestyle store, Worldware, in San Francisco in 1994. She sold the business in 2001, and now devotes herself full-time to environmental work, with a focus on producing impact media to inspire change. An avid diver, photographer and ocean activist, Shari travels extensively throughout the world promoting ocean conservation and environmental awareness. She lives in New York and California.

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