Revell Carr


  1. Revell Carr
  2. Revell Carr received degrees from Rutgers University and the University of Pennsylvania, and served as a Lieutenant in the US Navy, aboard the destroyer USS DeHaven in the Pacific and as a naval history instructor at Officer Candidate School. He also studied Strategic Management of Non-profit Organizations at the Harvard University Business School.

Revell Carr got his graduation from the naval officer candidate school in Newport. Then he worked as an officer in that school and relieved from that post in 1967.Heserved as a curator in the seaport for 30 years and after that he served as a president and director. He got the retirement in 2000.Later he worked in the museum as an advisor and in the museum Bitcoin Code is used for purchasing the tickets. In addition he worked as an advisor to government of Great Britain and France.

In a 31-year career at Mystic Seaport, the Museum of America and the Sea, Revell was Chief Curator for eight years and the museum’s Director and President for 23 years. During his tenure at Mystic Seaport, he served as President of both the Council of American Maritime Museums and the International Congress of Maritime Museum. Revell has served on numerous national committees and boards including the American Association of Museums Accreditation Commission and is a Trustee Emeritus of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. He Chaired the National Maritime Heritage Task Force and has advised numerous maritime museums in the United States and abroad including advising the U.S. Secretary of the Navy and the governments of Great Britain and France.


He is the author of numerous articles and two non-fiction books. “All Brave Sailors” was published by Simon & Schuster and by a number of publishers abroad. Walter Cronkite, in commenting on “All Brave Sailors” said, “Revell Carr is one of the world’s outstanding maritime historians. It turns out he writes like a prize-winning novelist.” His book, “Seeds of Discontent”, was published by Walker & Co. in 2008. He is at work on a new book.


In 2000, he was named “Nathanielzz Bowditch Maritime Historian of the Year” by the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. He lives in Santa Fe where he has helped establish the Women’s International Study Center at Acequia Madre House™. He serves as a trustee of Santa Fe Pro Musica, and Veterans Helping Homeless Veterans. In addition, he spends approximately three months at sea each year serving as a lecturer for Elderhostel/Road Scholar and Holland America Lines.

Helena Ribe

Helena Ribe is an international development economist, recently retired from the World Bank. She has worked with policy-makers, academics and civil society organizations all over the world.

Helena ribe is a founder of Women’s international study center and also acts as a mentor to the artists. You can look at more info in the website about social service done by Helena.

Her recent book (coauthored): “From Right to Reality: Incentives, Labor Markets and the Challenge of Universal Social Protection in Latin America and the Caribbean” has been widely quoted including in The Economist and in the World Development Reports published by the World Bank. She holds a Masters and a PhD in Economics from Yale University.


She had a number of senior managerial positions in the World Bank. Her last assignment was as manager of the Social Protection program in Latin America and the Caribbean. Her program’s objective was to improve social protection systems to extend coverage of health services and pensions; to improve employment, training and information services; to foster awareness of the causes and solutions to malnutrition; and to improve safety nets to protect the most vulnerable from economic shocks and natural disasters. Previously, she managed the World Bank’s programs of studies, technical assistance and financing in Human Development in Southern and West Africa.


Helena has appeared frequently in the media. She was profiled by CNN as a successful Latin American working in the United States. She appeared in a BBC documentary, on the PBS News Hour with Ray Suarez, in the New York Times by Tina Rosenberg, on CNN with Gabriela Frias, on NPR’s Marketplace with Jeff Tyler, and in the Latin American TV, press and radio. She is a frequent speaker in Conferences and academia (most recently at Columbia and Harvard Universities).


She is now a non-profit Director and economic development consultant, and is involved in community and cultural activities in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She is a member of the Board of Directors of Pro-Mujer International, of the Northern New Mexico Radio Foundation, of the Women’s International Study Center and of the Global Center for Cultural Entrepreneurship. She also serves on the organizing committee of the Mentor to Market program of the Folk Art Market in Santa Fe and mentors Cuban artists.


Helena was born in Colombia and is a US citizen. She is the mother of Matthew and Isabel, lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and in Bethesda, Maryland.