Bola Majekobaje

Executive director of conservation NGO and author.

Bola Majekobaje is from Palau, currently living in the United States. She is the Founder and Community Partner of Majek NW, an organisation supporting leaders and organizations in creating inclusive and culturally responsive environments.  Bola is also the Associate Vice President for Culture and Community at the University of Western States, where she leads university efforts to create and promote an accessible, equitable and inclusive culture. Previosuly, she served as Executive Director of Palau Conservation Society (PCS), Palau’s first conservation NGO.

Bola is also a children’s author. Her debut book, Grandpa and the Baby Sea Turtles was written in Palauan and English and has been distributed to youth throughout Palau. The book, which makes connections between Palauan culture and conservation, was made possible through the Indigenous Leaders Fellowship through Conservation International. 

Coming from a small island nation, Bola is particularly concerned about climate change and its current and future effects on indigenous people, people of colour, and low-income people throughout the world.

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