Atossa Soltani is the founder and board president of Amazon Watch, a nonprofit organization working to protect the rainforest and advance the rights of indigenous peoples in the Amazon Basin.
She served as the organization’s first Executive Director from 1996-2014. Currently Atossa is the Director of Global Strategy for the Amazon Sacred Headwaters Initiative, working to protect 60 million acres of rainforest considered as the most biodiverse ecosystem on Earth.
The initiative is led by an alliance of Amazonian indigenous nations of Ecuador and Peru in partnership with Fundación Pachamama, Amazon Watch and the Pachamama Alliance. Atossa is the Hillary Institute 2013 Global Laureate for Climate Leadership and recipient of the 2014 Hillary Step Prize.
She is currently producing her first feature-length documentary film titled The Flow about learning from nature’s genius. From 2008-2017, Atossa served as a trustee of The Christensen Fund and was Board chair for five of those years.
Spectacular success of the 3rd edition of the World Ayahuasca Conference 2019.
The Alchimia Solidària Foundation was one of the main sponsors of AYA2019, which took place in the historic city of Girona, 30km from our Growshop Alchimia in Vilamalla (Girona).
The AYA2019 was a meeting place to promote a change towards a better future among diverse communities, to celebrate the richness of cultures and practices that surround Ayahuasca, and at the same time to appreciate indigenous visionary art and disseminate innovative research.
Together we’ll go further!