Shaahina Ali

Executive Director
, Parley Maldives
Profile / Bio: 

Guided by a background in photojournalism and a passion for marine conservation, Shaahina worked closely with the Maldivian government to formalize recreational diving standards and establish a dive center. She is the first woman to work professionally in the Maldivian dive industry. Shaahina’s dedication and extensive knowledge of the environment, people, culture, history, and geography of the islands are an immense asset to any project she undertakes and led her to receive a President of the Maldives Green Leaf Award for her work creating environmental awareness among school children. As Executive Director of Parley Maldives, Shaahina leads a nationwide implementation of the Parley AIR Strategy, driving the upcycling, eco-innovation, and education initiatives that have helped transform her home into a global champion of change.


Title Date Learning Materials Topic
Ocean and Coastal Tourism: Changing the Tide on Sustainability 26 January 2022 Multimedia Environment, Finance, ICT, Water