Anne Marie Miller is the Founder & Executive Director of Indigenous Celebration, a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization currently serving 19 tribes in the Amazon with a mission to preserve the forest and it’s wisdom by empowering the world’s indigenous through a celebration of culture.
Ms. Miller founded IC with the understanding that an intrinsic wisdom exists in humanity to heal environmental and social injustice, through the expansion of consciousness. IC is an organization that seeks to facilitate this development of consciousness, through the exchange of wisdom between indigenous peoples and the modern world, so that we may collectively learn to live in harmony with nature and with each other, as we begin to recognize the true value of simplicity, collaboration, and compassion, as keys to happiness, prosperity, and peace.
In August 2019, Ms. Miller was part of the first international aid mission to arrive on the ground in Bolivia to combat the Amazon fires, along with the organization Global Empowerment Mission, experts in disaster relief. IC provided on the ground support to identify and map indigenous territories closest to the blaze, supporting efforts specifically aimed at protecting indigenous communities at risk from the fire.
Ms. Miller previously worked in the public and private sectors, in close coordination with the the UN, World Bank, and various IGO’s to implement cleantech infrastructure in Latin American and the Caribbean. In the process, she developed close relationships with members of government, the private sector, and the non-profit world. Ms. Miller holds a Masters in Management and is a member of the International Women’s Earth and Climate Initiative Advisory Council.