Conservation is about people and how they could become wise ocean stewards through environmental education.  

Timna Varela,

Education Coordinator

She was born in Tegucigalpa where she studied to become a teacher. She has worked on several educational levels with people from different social backgrounds. She has lived in the Bay Islands since 2012 and arrived on Roatan in 2014. In 2015 she created and organized a bilingual education project in Oak Ridge, Jose Santos Guardiola. She has held different positions in management, accreditation, assessment and curriculum development. Her eclectic personality draws her to practice different hobbies, such as painting, music, Karate and photography. Her life on the islands has inspired her to promote environmental education with regard to the protection of marine resources.