Environment & Sustainability
OTHER ENVIRONMENT-RELATED EXPERIENCE
•Write, edit, and translate environment- and sustainability-related content for a wide range of companies and nonprofit organizations.
•Journalism fellow, St. Lawrence River field program, Institute for Journalism and Natural Resources (2018).
•4 1/2 year as news editor for Ethical Traveler, a nonprofit organization that seeks to harness the economic clout of tourism to protect the environment and human rights.•Past editor of the digital wildlife conservation travel magazine WildHope. •Writer for a Rainforest Alliance white paper on REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation) in Latin America.
•Writer and translator for a Green Living Project video expedition documenting sustainability-related projects in Costa Rica and Nicaragua.•English-to-Spanish translator for forestry-related articles, National Network of Forest Practitioners.
•Master’s thesis: “The Nature of the News: Environmental Organizations and the Mass Media in Mexico,” The University of Arizona (M.A., Latin American Studies). Thesis based on interviews with activists, environmental journalists, and other in Mexico City, as well as case studies of media coverage of major Mexican environmental issues.
•Contributed to draft discussion paper for the World Wildlife Fund about land-use change in northern Mexico (University of Arizona).
•Researched public-private partnerships in natural resource management in the Texas-Mexico border region (University of Arizona).
•Assisted with planning and operations for a bilingual, binational conference on U.S.-Mexico border environmental issues (University of Arizona).
•Researched community conservation initiatives and contributed to a working paper on ecotourism as a conservation tool in the Sea of Cortez for The Nature Conservancy Mexico Program.
•Bachelor’s degree in environmental studies with concentration in human ecology, Middlebury College. Thesis: “Crisis and Conservation: Environmental Issues and Awareness in Ecuador.”
•College semester in Ecuador studying ecology and environmental issues, The School for International Training.