2008

Ariel Steele is a former attorney who decided to "save the world through land conservation”.
Elyssa Serrilli is guided in her outer purpose by the sutra, “without inner change, no change is possible; without outer change, no change matters” (angel Kyodo williams).
Lotay Rinchen has worked as a budget officer in the Ministry of Finance of the Royal Government of Bhutan. He holds a MA Degree in sustainable international development from the Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA.
Daniela Pinto is the Director of Projects for the Brazilian Agency for Environment and Technology Information (ECODATA) a NGO based in the capital city of Brasilia, where she manages the development and implementation of eco-agro-extractivist projects in the Cerrado regi
Laura recently completed a Master's Degree in Real Estate & Construction Management from the University of Denver. While a graduate student, Laura performed land investment deals in Costa Rica on behalf of several American investors.
Jeff Masten is the Director of Conservation Strategies for Triangle Land Conservancy, a land trust located in Raleigh, NC.
Natalia Machain - Lawyer, specialized in Environmental Law and Management.
Virginia Jamieson is the founder of Warming Trend Global Communications. She is a PR specialist who provides strategic counsel on topics including corporate positioning, press relations, story mining, media audits, trend reports and online communications.
Nicolás Boullosa (Barcelona, Spain, 1977), journalist, enterpreneur and C.E.O of *faircompanies
Cory was raised on a cattle ranch in Wallowa Valley, Oregon where her family has lived since 1913. After studying at Stanford University and working in Washington DC and Los Angeles, she returned to rural Oregon in 2003.
I'm English and so already pushing my comfort zone to talk about myself!  My formative years were spent growing up in the countryside on the English/Welsh border before moving to the South coast to study Biology and Geography as an undergraduate.
Enthusiastic about experiential education, cross-cultural interaction, international conservation, and small-business development, Josh works with U.S.
James Friscia is originally from Long Island, NY. Currently, he works for Oliver Wyman, a global management consulting firm. James specializes in growth strategy and business design development across a number of industries.
Karen Eller is an Associate Director of Philanthropy for The Nature Conservancy. Karen first joined the Conservancy's Texas Chapter after graduating from Trinity University with a BA in English and minors in Geology and Environmental Studies.
Kyle Bryant, an Environmental Scientist working in the EPA’s B.R.I.D.G.E.
At a young age Chris Corbin was told, "Do what you love." He has been pursuing his passion for water ever since. He left his home in Northwest Arkansas to explore the fabled waters of Montana and pursue an education.
Tom Iseman is the director of the freshwater conservation program for The Nature Conservancy in Colorado. He works to protect rivers and wetlands and the plants and animals they support across Colorado and the American Southwest.