In 1990, at age 16, Ocean Robbins was co-founder of YES!, yesworld.org, which he directed for 20 years. He has spoken in person to 200,000 people and facilitated dozens of gatherings for leaders from 65+ nations. Ocean is author of The Power of Partnership and Choices for Our Future, and has served as a board member for Friends of the Earth, EarthSave, and many other organizations. He is a 2008 recipient of the Freedom’s Flame Award, and of the national Jefferson Award for Outstanding Public Service by an Individual 35 Years or Younger. He speaks frequently at conferences and universities. Ocean and his wife Michele are the parents of River and Bodhi Robbins, identical twin boys born in 2001.