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MARIA DIGIANO

Program Officer, Andes-Amazon Initiative, The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

American living in California, USA

Maria is an environmental anthropologist with over two decades of experience as a researcher and practitioner at the intersection of environmental conservation, sustainable development and human well-being. As a Program Officer in one of the United States’ largest private foundations, Maria is in charge of strategic grant making to ensure the long-term conservation of the Amazon. Prior to joining the foundation, Maria worked as a scientist at Earth Innovation Institute, where she led multi-stakeholder processes to set standards of engagement for indigenous peoples and local communities in forest conservation and climate change mitigation policies across the tropics. She has also worked as a researcher with Stanford University’s Social Ecology Lab and as a consultant to organisations such as The Nature Conservancy. Maria has lived and worked throughout Latin America, serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in rural Paraguay, conducting field research in the Brazilian Amazon and the Maya Forest of Mexico, and building coalitions across civil society groups, indigenous’ peoples’ organisations and governments. She is passionate about contributing to a healthy and just planet. Maria holds a M.S. and Ph.D. in interdisciplinary ecology with a concentration in anthropology from the University of Florida and a B.A. in history from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She lives in Berkeley, California with her husband and two children.

SHANNON BABB

SHANNON BABB

COLLEEN FITZPATRICK

COLLEEN FITZPATRICK

KERRYN (KERRY) O’BRIEN

KERRYN (KERRY) O’BRIEN

ANNE CHRISTIANSON

ANNE CHRISTIANSON

ELLEN ANDERSON

ELLEN ANDERSON

CRISTINA OTANO JIMENEZ

CRISTINA OTANO JIMENEZ

CHRISTELLE AUGUSTE

CHRISTELLE AUGUSTE

CLARE BOND

CLARE BOND

YI LUO

YI LUO

Imogen Fraser

Imogen Fraser

KAREN JOHNS

KAREN JOHNS

MARIA MOLINA

MARIA MOLINA

VALENTINA TARANOVIC

VALENTINA TARANOVIC

COLLEEN FILIPPA

COLLEEN FILIPPA

CARLY QUISENBERRY

CARLY QUISENBERRY

BRITTA DENISE HARDESTY

BRITTA DENISE HARDESTY

BINBIN WANG

BINBIN WANG

JUSTINE SHAW

JUSTINE SHAW

Sonia Castañeda Rial

Sonia Castañeda Rial

IRYNA DRONOVA

IRYNA DRONOVA

Emily Cross

Emily Cross

CASSANDRA BERRY

CASSANDRA BERRY

ANJANI GANASE

ANJANI GANASE

SEONA MEHARG

SEONA MEHARG

JOANNA YOUNG

JOANNA YOUNG

HILARY MCMANUS

HILARY MCMANUS

LAUREN SANDON

LAUREN SANDON

INAE GUION

INAE GUION

Bridget Myers

Bridget Myers

Karen Barton

Karen Barton

KIRSTEN MACLEAN

KIRSTEN MACLEAN

KAREN ALEXANDER

KAREN ALEXANDER

ISOBEL ROMERO-SHAW

ISOBEL ROMERO-SHAW

SALLIE PEARSON

SALLIE PEARSON

ZHIMIN MAO

ZHIMIN MAO

JAY GOMBOSO

JAY GOMBOSO

MICHELE FINN

MICHELE FINN

KATE MACMASTER

KATE MACMASTER

MARY-ELLEN FEENEY

MARY-ELLEN FEENEY

ROMY ZYNGIER

ROMY ZYNGIER

ELERI HARRIS

ELERI HARRIS

HELLE BERNSTORF HYDESKOV

HELLE BERNSTORF HYDESKOV

NAT RAISBECK-BROWN

NAT RAISBECK-BROWN

INES MELENDEZ

INES MELENDEZ

MELISSA WHITE

MELISSA WHITE

CAROL SILBERBERG

CAROL SILBERBERG

ALISON DAVIES

ALISON DAVIES

Jennifer Verduin

Jennifer Verduin

SUE MAUGER

SUE MAUGER

AMANDA SINCLAIR

AMANDA SINCLAIR

CECILE GODDE

CECILE GODDE

LILY BROWN

LILY BROWN

Irene Tierney

Irene Tierney

ALICE RUHWEZA

ALICE RUHWEZA

LAURA TROTTA

LAURA TROTTA

Virginia Corrigan

Virginia Corrigan

GINA ZIERVOGEL

GINA ZIERVOGEL

JUSTINE BARRETT

JUSTINE BARRETT

Shuling Huang

Shuling Huang

SAMANTHA ELIE

SAMANTHA ELIE

MARY JO FORD

MARY JO FORD

ADRIANA SOTO

ADRIANA SOTO

KIMBERLY VINETTE HERRIN

KIMBERLY VINETTE HERRIN

Emma Pidduck

Emma Pidduck

CLAUDIA ALVARADO

CLAUDIA ALVARADO

PRIYA GANDHI

PRIYA GANDHI

GAIA DELL’ARICCIA

GAIA DELL’ARICCIA

REBECCA HANDCOCK

REBECCA HANDCOCK

DYAN DENAPOLI

DYAN DENAPOLI

PAULA HANASZ

PAULA HANASZ

DEBORAH BOWER

DEBORAH BOWER

MARISSA GIUSTINA

MARISSA GIUSTINA

SHONA YU

SHONA YU

MADELEINE BRASIER

MADELEINE BRASIER

MICHAELA MUSILOVA

MICHAELA MUSILOVA

HEIDI STELTZER

HEIDI STELTZER

ANAIS MACHARD

ANAIS MACHARD

KARIN VERSPOOR

KARIN VERSPOOR

KATIE PIAZZA

KATIE PIAZZA

Louise Carroll

Louise Carroll

ARPITA KULKARNI

ARPITA KULKARNI

VANESSA WONG

VANESSA WONG

KRUSHIL PATRICIA MAIRINGI WATENE

KRUSHIL PATRICIA MAIRINGI WATENE

PAOLA MAGNI

PAOLA MAGNI

HARRIET TEARE

HARRIET TEARE

LAUREN DUBOIS

LAUREN DUBOIS

KA-MING WU

KA-MING WU

JOHANNA SPEIRS

JOHANNA SPEIRS

RAEGAN POLLARD

RAEGAN POLLARD

MADELEINE HANN

MADELEINE HANN

CAROL DEVINE

CAROL DEVINE

ARTHEE JAHANGIR

ARTHEE JAHANGIR

STEPHANIE ORDONEZ

STEPHANIE ORDONEZ

Alexandra Deprez

Alexandra Deprez

JANE CUNNEEN

JANE CUNNEEN

KRISTANNE ANDERSEN

KRISTANNE ANDERSEN

NIINA KAUTTO

NIINA KAUTTO

DANIELLE SKROPETA

DANIELLE SKROPETA

LAURIE LAPAT-POLASKO

LAURIE LAPAT-POLASKO

IDA KUBISZEWSKI

IDA KUBISZEWSKI

ANNA CABRE

ANNA CABRE

Sisi Hu

Sisi Hu

NATALIE MILLÁN AGUIÑAGA

NATALIE MILLÁN AGUIÑAGA

ANNA VINKHUYZEN

ANNA VINKHUYZEN

NATASHA HENDRICK

NATASHA HENDRICK

Rachel Cameron

Rachel Cameron

LISA ELENZ

LISA ELENZ

ASHTON GAINSFORD

ASHTON GAINSFORD

LINDA LARA-JACOBO

LINDA LARA-JACOBO

GABRIELA SARDINHA

GABRIELA SARDINHA

CAROLE DURUSSEL

CAROLE DURUSSEL

MAYA BEANO

MAYA BEANO

Thea Gessler

Thea Gessler

ANAIS PAGES

ANAIS PAGES

ALBA AGUION

ALBA AGUION

SANDRA LETITIA GUZMAN LUNA

SANDRA LETITIA GUZMAN LUNA

SHANNON ESSWEIN

SHANNON ESSWEIN

TIFFINI JONES

TIFFINI JONES

Gillian McCloskey

Gillian McCloskey

LINH DO

LINH DO

FELICITAS MARIA SCHMIDT

FELICITAS MARIA SCHMIDT

LAURA FERNÁNDEZ

LAURA FERNÁNDEZ

MELISSA HAEFFNER

MELISSA HAEFFNER

Mariana Blanco Bolaños

Mariana Blanco Bolaños

AMELIA SELLARS

AMELIA SELLARS

SAMIRA DARVISHI

SAMIRA DARVISHI

JESSICA BRAINARD

JESSICA BRAINARD

Alison Thieme

Alison Thieme

NAOMI TUCKER

NAOMI TUCKER

Katri Harmoinen

Katri Harmoinen

ELISA HARVEY

ELISA HARVEY

CAROLYN HOGG

CAROLYN HOGG

KRISTEN HOWARD

KRISTEN HOWARD

STEPHANIE DOLRENRY

STEPHANIE DOLRENRY

ELVIRA POLOCZANSKA

ELVIRA POLOCZANSKA

REBECCA SMYTH

REBECCA SMYTH

ANTHEA NICHOLLS

ANTHEA NICHOLLS

MARGARITA LOPEZ RIVAS

MARGARITA LOPEZ RIVAS

AMAL-LEE AMIN

AMAL-LEE AMIN

Theresa Löber

Theresa Löber

AMIE FIGUEIREDO

AMIE FIGUEIREDO

MARINA MANSILLA HERMANN

MARINA MANSILLA HERMANN

YVONNE AVARO

YVONNE AVARO

MARIA WEIKUM

MARIA WEIKUM

DEBORAH O’CONNELL

DEBORAH O’CONNELL

SHAKTI PATEL

SHAKTI PATEL

JESSICA REEVES

JESSICA REEVES

CATHERINE BARRY

CATHERINE BARRY

TARA SHINE

TARA SHINE

LUCY FORDE

LUCY FORDE

NATALIA MELCER

NATALIA MELCER

ALLISON GREANEY

ALLISON GREANEY

CHRISTINA KIRSCH

CHRISTINA KIRSCH

EMER DENNEHY

EMER DENNEHY

JAMIE WOMBLE

JAMIE WOMBLE

SHANON O’CONNOR

SHANON O’CONNOR

JULIETTE TOBIAS-WEBB

JULIETTE TOBIAS-WEBB

JAS CHAMBERS

JAS CHAMBERS

Erin Eastwood

Erin Eastwood

SHELLEY BALL

SHELLEY BALL

BETH CHRISTIE

BETH CHRISTIE

TIFFANY VORA

TIFFANY VORA

CHRISTINA EBERHARDT

CHRISTINA EBERHARDT

YUXI LEI

YUXI LEI

ANNIE GEORGINA LANGSTON-COX

ANNIE GEORGINA LANGSTON-COX

ANITA GOH

ANITA GOH

NANCY AUERBACH

NANCY AUERBACH

Jacqueline Madsen

Jacqueline Madsen

CHARLOTTE (CHUNGUANG) WANG

CHARLOTTE (CHUNGUANG) WANG

TRACEY GRAY

TRACEY GRAY

MATILDA MACKAY-SIM

MATILDA MACKAY-SIM

GUDRUN DE BOECK

GUDRUN DE BOECK

MARISSA PARROTT

MARISSA PARROTT

VALERIE SAGE

VALERIE SAGE

ANNA FERRE-MATEU

ANNA FERRE-MATEU

CHARLOTTE CONN

CHARLOTTE CONN

JEANETTE STARPINE

JEANETTE STARPINE

JESSAMYN FAIRFIELD

JESSAMYN FAIRFIELD

JILL LYNN

JILL LYNN

MONICA ARAYA

MONICA ARAYA

GINGER (YI-CHUN) YEH

GINGER (YI-CHUN) YEH

Kaylee Prince

Kaylee Prince

SARAH HAMYLTON

SARAH HAMYLTON

MOREANGELS MUCHANETA MBIZAH

MOREANGELS MUCHANETA MBIZAH

JENN LODER

JENN LODER

DANIELA LAINEZ DEL POZO

DANIELA LAINEZ DEL POZO

ANABELLA PALACIOS

ANABELLA PALACIOS

LINDA ROMANOVSKA

LINDA ROMANOVSKA

CRISTINA VENABLES

CRISTINA VENABLES

Julianna Gwiszcz

Julianna Gwiszcz

CHARITY MUNDAVA

CHARITY MUNDAVA

Kathryn Michie

Kathryn Michie

CÉLINE HANZEN

CÉLINE HANZEN

ESTHER SANCHEZ DE LEON LEY

ESTHER SANCHEZ DE LEON LEY

CLOTHILDE LANGLAIS

CLOTHILDE LANGLAIS

KATHRYN SCOTT

KATHRYN SCOTT

FERN WICKSON

FERN WICKSON

María Jesús Rapanague

María Jesús Rapanague

YITING WANG

YITING WANG

SÍLE NIC CHORMAIC

SÍLE NIC CHORMAIC

NICOLE WEBSTER

NICOLE WEBSTER

Sarah Marshall

Sarah Marshall

HELEN O’CONNOR

HELEN O’CONNOR

LIZ RICKMAN

LIZ RICKMAN

Emma Church

Emma Church

TONI MIZEREK

TONI MIZEREK

DEBATRI CHATTOPADHYAY

DEBATRI CHATTOPADHYAY

BLANCA BERNAL

BLANCA BERNAL

RACHEL COOPER

RACHEL COOPER

REBECCA DOYLE

REBECCA DOYLE

MELISSA HART

MELISSA HART

MONICA GREEN

MONICA GREEN

MEROPI NASSIKAS

MEROPI NASSIKAS

NANCY GLENN

NANCY GLENN

NILAM PATEL

NILAM PATEL

ROSHNI SHARMA

MONICA HOYT

MONICA HOYT

Misty Dawn Thorose

Misty Dawn Thorose

HELEN CORNEY

HELEN CORNEY

ELISABETH (LIZ) DESCHASEAUX

ELISABETH (LIZ) DESCHASEAUX

CATHERINE SARAH YOUNG

CATHERINE SARAH YOUNG

PATRICIA DUNNE

PATRICIA DUNNE

ANIKA MOLESWORTH

ANIKA MOLESWORTH

AMELIA LETVIN

AMELIA LETVIN

YALIMAY JIMENEZ

YALIMAY JIMENEZ

YONA NEBEL-JACOBSEN

YONA NEBEL-JACOBSEN

ELEANOR BRUCE

ELEANOR BRUCE

DANIELLE NEMBHARD

DANIELLE NEMBHARD

CAROLINA GARCIA

CAROLINA GARCIA

MEREDITH NASH

MEREDITH NASH

WYNET SMITH

WYNET SMITH

XUEHUA ZHANG

XUEHUA ZHANG

ALICIA COLLINS

ALICIA COLLINS

JENNI PENROSE

JENNI PENROSE

JORDAN FINDLEY

JORDAN FINDLEY

HUMERA IQBAL

HUMERA IQBAL

PALOMA VILLA

PALOMA VILLA

RACHEL VILLANI

RACHEL VILLANI

JENNIFER COPELAND

JENNIFER COPELAND

SANDRA JUDITH VELARDE PAJARES

SANDRA JUDITH VELARDE PAJARES

AMANDA HENSLEY

AMANDA HENSLEY

MARIYA LYUBENOVA

MARIYA LYUBENOVA

NIA FERNANDEZ

NIA FERNANDEZ

SHARON PFLEGER

SHARON PFLEGER

MELANIA GUERRA CARRILLO

MELANIA GUERRA CARRILLO

SAMANTHA HALL

SAMANTHA HALL

Sue Bestow

Sue Bestow

KIRSTEN LEE

KIRSTEN LEE

MARJI PUOTINEN

MARJI PUOTINEN

SARAH JOHNS

SARAH JOHNS

Eva Sirantoine

Eva Sirantoine

XIMENA AGUILAR VEGA

XIMENA AGUILAR VEGA

Sara Stewart

Sara Stewart

Noa Gonzalez Borrajo

Noa Gonzalez Borrajo

HEIDI PASS

HEIDI PASS

ELAINE MARTYN

ELAINE MARTYN

YAXIN YAN

YAXIN YAN

JUSTINE VIRGINIA MURRAY

JUSTINE VIRGINIA MURRAY

RACHEL ZOMBOR

RACHEL ZOMBOR

DEBORAH MUELLER

DEBORAH MUELLER

KRISTIN MITCHELL

KRISTIN MITCHELL

NOA BRUHIS

NOA BRUHIS

Anindita Samsu

Anindita Samsu

ANISHA HUMPHREYS

ANISHA HUMPHREYS

HAILEE ELIDA HETTRICK

HAILEE ELIDA HETTRICK

Nicola Waldron

Nicola Waldron

MARIANNE HARVEY

MARIANNE HARVEY

BETTY TRUMMEL

BETTY TRUMMEL

TAMMY EGER

TAMMY EGER

KRISSA SKOGEN

KRISSA SKOGEN

Erinne Stirling

Erinne Stirling

LAURA NAVONE

LAURA NAVONE

TERRI JUMP

TERRI JUMP

LINDA THOMPSON

LINDA THOMPSON

Linnea Spears-Lebrun

Linnea Spears-Lebrun

NINA MCLEAN

NINA MCLEAN

ROBYN HALL

ROBYN HALL

Cecilia Myers

Cecilia Myers

AANIYAH OMARDIEN

AANIYAH OMARDIEN

MONICA NARANJO

MONICA NARANJO

LINDSAY STRINGER

LINDSAY STRINGER

EVGUENIA ALECHINE

EVGUENIA ALECHINE

Johanna Johnson

Johanna Johnson

MAISA ROJAS

MAISA ROJAS

SAMANTHA GROVER

SAMANTHA GROVER

ANNA FREBEL

ANNA FREBEL

Stephanie Baldwin Spincer

Stephanie Baldwin Spincer

Caroline Corrigan

Caroline Corrigan

JESS MUKIRI

JESS MUKIRI

PHOEBE BARNARD

PHOEBE BARNARD

Becky Schnekser

Becky Schnekser

JULIA FABREGA

JULIA FABREGA

REBECCA WADDINGTON

REBECCA WADDINGTON

Rachael Dudaniec

Rachael Dudaniec

ALESSANDRA SALGADO

ALESSANDRA SALGADO

RENATA PIAZZON

RENATA PIAZZON

Mariana Campos

Mariana Campos

NATALIE UNTERSTELL

NATALIE UNTERSTELL

NICOLE HELLESSEY

NICOLE HELLESSEY

Jacqueline Lawrence-Sansbury

Jacqueline Lawrence-Sansbury

VALERI VASQUEZ

VALERI VASQUEZ

RACHAEL BICE

RACHAEL BICE

ERICA DONNER

ERICA DONNER

SUSAN NATALI

SUSAN NATALI

LI WANG

LI WANG

AMANDA DAVIES

AMANDA DAVIES

ELENA JOLI

ELENA JOLI

KERRY NICKOLS

KERRY NICKOLS

ADRIANA HUMANES

ADRIANA HUMANES

Catherine Nielsen

Catherine Nielsen

KAREN ALEXANDER

KAREN ALEXANDER

ANNA COLUCCI

ANNA COLUCCI

METTE HOE

METTE HOE

XIAOYUAN “CHARLENE” REN

XIAOYUAN “CHARLENE” REN

ISABEL ZHANG ZHANG

ISABEL ZHANG ZHANG

TAL LUZZATTO KNAAN

TAL LUZZATTO KNAAN

HANA STAROBOVA

HANA STAROBOVA

SOPHIE ADAMS

SOPHIE ADAMS

KRISTIN RAJA

KRISTIN RAJA

CHARLIE HINDLE

CHARLIE HINDLE

SIMONE BAUCH

SIMONE BAUCH

HANNAH CAMPBELL

HANNAH CAMPBELL

KRISTINA BALTUTIS

KRISTINA BALTUTIS

TRACY CAI

TRACY CAI

Stella Leonardi

Stella Leonardi

JULIA WAGEMANN

JULIA WAGEMANN

HINEMOA ELDER

HINEMOA ELDER

ANA CHANG

ANA CHANG

STACEY NOEL

STACEY NOEL

PHILIPPA WRIGHT

PHILIPPA WRIGHT

KIARA CROOK

KIARA CROOK

NIAMH BRIGID SHAW

NIAMH BRIGID SHAW

MARIA DIGIANO

MARIA DIGIANO

SARAH CONOLLY

SARAH CONOLLY

LESLEY SEFCIK

LESLEY SEFCIK

Angeliki Diane Rigos

Angeliki Diane Rigos

CASSANDRA KANE

CASSANDRA KANE

KATHARINA F HEIL

KATHARINA F HEIL

AMY GOODBRAND

AMY GOODBRAND

SYLVIA STRUCK

SYLVIA STRUCK

VALENTINA WYMAN

VALENTINA WYMAN

VERONIQUE FLOREC

VERONIQUE FLOREC

GILLIAN STARLING

GILLIAN STARLING

Shiyu Rachel Wang

Shiyu Rachel Wang

MICHELE JOHN

MICHELE JOHN

NICHOLA CLARK

NICHOLA CLARK

NATALIE BAREFOOT

NATALIE BAREFOOT

SHARON ROBINSON

SHARON ROBINSON

MELTEM BAYRAK

MELTEM BAYRAK

NICOLE WRIGHT

NICOLE WRIGHT

PRISCILA CHAVES MARTÍNEZ

PRISCILA CHAVES MARTÍNEZ

YURONG YU

YURONG YU

RACHELLE BALEZ

RACHELLE BALEZ

CINDY SHELLITO

CINDY SHELLITO

ALEXANDRA JONES

ALEXANDRA JONES

NUWANTHIKA FERNANDO

NUWANTHIKA FERNANDO

CAROL AZIZ

CAROL AZIZ

FERN HAMES

FERN HAMES

REBECCA WADE

REBECCA WADE

GURUTZETA GUILLERA ARROITA

GURUTZETA GUILLERA ARROITA

KATHLEEN PATRICK

KATHLEEN PATRICK

Linda Keyes

Linda Keyes

CHRISTINA DEVORSHAK

CHRISTINA DEVORSHAK

HUILI CHEN

HUILI CHEN

STEPHANIE LANGEROCK

STEPHANIE LANGEROCK

BIANCA DAS

BIANCA DAS

WUYING LIN

WUYING LIN

BELINDA FAIRBROTHER

BELINDA FAIRBROTHER

KAREN JOYCE

KAREN JOYCE

Marina Campos

Marina Campos

HOLLY NORTH

HOLLY NORTH

TRISTY FAIRFIELD

TRISTY FAIRFIELD

JULIANNA KADAR

JULIANNA KADAR

Kirsten Colston

Kirsten Colston

WING CHAN

WING CHAN

ABEER AL SAUD

ABEER AL SAUD

PALOMA CORVALAN

PALOMA CORVALAN

SHARON DAVIS

SHARON DAVIS

XIAO SHEN

XIAO SHEN

BRIONY ANKOR

BRIONY ANKOR

SANA PRATAP

SANA PRATAP

RAELENE FORBES

RAELENE FORBES

Catherine Wheller

Catherine Wheller

LUNGI MCHUNU

LUNGI MCHUNU

ELLEN MOON

ELLEN MOON

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