Vasser Seydel

Chairman for the Turner Foundation

Vasser Seydel recently graduated with cum laude honors from the University of Georgia, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications. During her time in Athens, Vasser worked for UGA’S Office of Sustainability as the Grants and Engagement Director, represented the university as the UGA Student Sustainability Ambassador, and pursued an education outside the classroom as an intern at the United Nations Foundation and TEDWomen. After graduation, she began consulting with non-profit, business and individual clients, specializing in communications, digital media, and strategic development, to enhance brands that create positive impacts on society. Vasser continues to promote and support her family’s legacy and commitment to environmental responsibility through her family’s foundation, the Turner Foundation, as Trustee-Elect and the first Chairperson of the Turner 3rd Generation board. Most recently, she has taken a lead on the Deep Seabed Mining issue, gathering a coalition of scientists, NGO’s and industry leaders to push a campaign raising public awareness and engagement.