This event deconstructs ideas of Blackness within the context of the global biodiversity conservation crisis. Come hear senior conservation professionals, who identify as Black, describe their diversity, equity and inclusion experiences in nature conservation spaces, and their vision for meaningful representation and greater participation and leadership of underrepresented peoples in the global environmental movement.
Audrey Peterman author of “From My Jamaican Gully to the World” (2019), and “Our True Nature: Finding a Zest for Life in the National Park System” (2012).
Kelvin Alie – Senior Vice President at Conservation International, Washington, DC.
Lekelia “Kiki” Jenkins – Arizona State University. Associate Professor, School for the Future of Innovation in Society. Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability.