Kyla Van Maanen

Kyla is the Program Manager for Sea Walls: Artists for Oceans at PangeaSeed Foundation. Early in her career, Kyla worked in art galleries and artist studios, but motivated by the urgency of the climate crisis, she switched gears to pursue a Master's degree in Marine Biology and work in ocean research and conservation. Kyla is passionate about the unique value of art to communicate climate science, build partnerships and community, and inspire meaningful ocean conservation around the world.