Vasser Seydel

Vasser Seydel

Chairperson, Turner Foundation 3rd Generation Board

Vasser Seydel recently graduated with cum laude honors from the University of Georgia, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications. During her time in Athens, Vasser worked for UGA’S Office of Sustainability as the Grants and Engagement Director, represented her university as the UGA Student Sustainability Ambassador, and pursued an education outside the classroom as an intern at the United Nations Foundation and TEDWomen. After graduation, she began consulting with non-profit, business, and individual clients, specializing in communications, digital media, and strategic development, to enhance brands that create positive impacts on society. Most recently, she has taken on the deep seabed mining issue, working with a coalition of scientists, NGO’s and industry leaders to raise public awareness and engagement. Currently, Vasser is the Deep Seabed Mining Campaign Director at The Oxygen Project and DSM lead for Arctic Angels. Vasser continues to promote and support her family’s legacy and commitment to environmental responsibility through her family’s foundation, the Turner Foundation, as Trustee-Elect and the first Chairperson of the Turner 3rd Generation board. Additionally, Vasser has the honor of sitting on the board of the National Center of Family Philanthropy.

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