The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation has announced the honorees to be recognized at the 2022 Ocean Awards Gala in Washington, DC this coming June.
The foundation will honor Dr. Marcia McNutt; Eric and Wendy Schmidt and the Schmidt Ocean Institute, 11th Hour Racing, Schmidt Marine Technology Partners, and the Schmidt Family Foundation; and Diving With A Purpose at the Gala as part of Capitol Hill Ocean Week on June 7th, 2022.
According to Kris Sarri, president and CEO of the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation:
“This year we celebrate the anniversary of the National Marine Sanctuaries Act and five decades of ocean, coasts, and Great Lakes conservation. It is an honor to recognize the outstanding contributions of Dr. Marcia McNutt, Diving With A Purpose and Eric and Wendy Schmidt and the Schmidt Ocean Institute, 11th Hour Racing, Schmidt Marine Technology Partners, and the Schmidt Family Foundation for their work enhancing our understanding of our global ocean, inspiring ocean leaders, and developing innovative solutions that protect our shared future.”
You can learn more about the honorees here.