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Empowering island changemakers around the world

Do you want to be part of a global network of island changemakers? Join us!
As an ambassador, you will gain critical skills and access to expert knowledge through monthly workshops. You will be part of a network of support and mutual learning for amplifying your impact as a changemaker. You will have fun while learning essential tools to driving positive changes in your communities.

About the program

The Ambassador program aims to integrate and combine networking, sustainability, diversity, entertainment, and knowledge. The program forms an active network of engaged leaders with the purpose of positively impacting people, communities and environments around them.







How it works

The Ambassador program lasts a calendar year, starting in February 2023 and ending in December. There are 4 key phases:

  • First Quarter: Join the Ambassadors Network and create new connections. Learn and share knowledge about being an impactful changemaker through our training sessions.
  • Second Quarter: Plan your Island Hubs and online campaigns and gain more visibility for the causes you care about on your Island.
  • Third Quarter: Get the opportunity to participate in the Virtual Island Summit as a supporter or contributor. Put your new skills into practice by executing your hub or communication campaign.
  • Fourth Quarter: Gain visibility and recognition for your community by sharing your work through engaging content. Celebrate with other Ambassadors at our virtual wrap-up party!

Ambassador Program Live Q&A

Watch here the Ambassador Program Live Q&A, where we answered some questions about the program.

Benefits of becoming an Ambassador

There are a number of reasons why you should consider joining Island Innovation as an Ambassador:

Opportunities to network with other ambassadors and sustainability experts from around the globe

Exclusive training sessions on sustainable development, social impact, communications, and more

Opportunities to boost your online profile through content contribution and sharing

Opportunities to organize virtual hubs with our support within your community

Opportunities to showcase your island and connect with the global island community

Be listed as a representative of your country and island on our website

Certificate on successful completion

Opportunities to actively participate in Island Innovation virtual events such as the Virtual Island Summit 2022

Island Innovation Ambassadors 2021

Click on the map pin below to learn more about our ambassadors and to connect with them on LinkedIn:


Frequently Asked Questions

How much time will being an Ambassador take?

We anticipate that Ambassadors will be required to spend 1-2 hours per week throughout the year, with additional hours in busy periods. As part of your commitment you will be required to join in monthly training sessions and meetings as well as helping to promote our virtual events.

What are the full application requirements?

  • Applicants can be of any age
  • Have an island connection
  • Be passionate about islands issues, innovation and sustainable development
  • Have a desire to change the world
  • Must be highly motivated to represent their island/country in our network
  • Committed to participating in meetings and trainings

I don’t have the time available to be an Ambassador, how else can I contribute?

There are a number of ways you can still contribute including article submissions and sharing news, best practices and insights with the community.

I was an Ambassador last year, can I still apply for 2022?

Yes! If you’ve enjoyed being an Island Innovation Ambassador we recommend applying again the following year. We have a number of Ambassadors who have been part of the program for consecutive years.

Is there a fee involved in the application process?

No, our program is open to all and there are no fees involved in becoming an Ambassador.