Our second annual Careers in Conservation Conference was held on Saturday, March 25th
Free and open to the public, though targeted at students, the event featured guest lectures, an inter-disciplinary panel, pre-professional workshops, and networking with professionals in the field of conservation. The focus of this conference is to provide career advice and connections for students in the Boston area who are interested in pursuing careers in conservation, and it is held in the spring semester of each year.
Thank you to our wonderful speakers and presenters listed below!
Richard Wrangham - Kibale Chimpanzee Project
Francesca Dominici - Harvard T.H. Chan School
Interdisciplinary Panel Featuring:
William Clark - Harvard Kennedy School
Chris Golden - Planetary Health Alliance
Emily Norton - Sierra Club of Massachusetts
Shaun Goho - Harvard Law School
Molly Bales - Sloan Sustainability Initiative
Pre-professional Workshops Featuring:
Elizabeth Ross - Kasiisi Project: Conservation education
Aileen Kelley - MA Sierra Club: Non-profit management
Chris Hendrickson - The Humane League: Advocacy
Onja Razafindratsima - Harvard OEB: Conservation biology
Patricia Wright - Harvard OEB: Conservation biology
Sam Jaffe - Caterpillar Lab: Science communication
Molly Bales - Sloan Sustainability Initiative: Clean tech
Many thanks also to our generous sponsors: Harvard's Undergraduate Council, Center for the Environment, Harvard Museum for Natrual History, the Office for Career Services, Bon Me, Iggy's Bread, and J.P. Licks for helping to make CiC possible!
And last, but not least, a big Thank You to everyone who participated in the conference as an attendee! The event went great, and we're excited to make next year's even better!
To see more photos, check out our Facebook Page!