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Benita has a deep passion for the environment as a nature lover. She has a background in marine biology and conducted research throughout Indonesia, Australia and Mexico as an underwater scientist. Throughout her career she has worked relentlessly to incorporate environmental elements in her projects. She curated the Save the Sharks campaign with Ocean Geography…
Diversity and Inclusion
Benita is passionate in diversity and inclusion, having coached differently-abled individuals at Outward Bound Hong Kong, curated the city’s first award-winning LGBTQ+ in the City tour, organized HK’s first Green Women Festival, a mentor for RESOLVE Foundation, to name just a few. Benita founded Encompass HK in 2018 to realize her vocation for Sustainable Development…
Benita got her NAUI Dive Instructor license at age 18 and went on to study undergrad in biology at Cornell University, during which she spent a year at the world-renowned marine biology institute, James Cook University. She subsequently pursued her Masters at Boston University in genetic research on sea cucumbers in Indonesia. She is also … Diving