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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.

PRIYA GANDHI

PRIYA GANDHI

JAS CHAMBERS

JAS CHAMBERS

HANNAH CAMPBELL

HANNAH CAMPBELL

ELEANOR BRUCE

ELEANOR BRUCE

JESSICA REEVES

JESSICA REEVES

CHRISTINA KIRSCH

CHRISTINA KIRSCH

STEPHANIE DOLRENRY

STEPHANIE DOLRENRY

GAIA DELL’ARICCIA

GAIA DELL’ARICCIA

LESLEY SEFCIK

LESLEY SEFCIK

ELLEN ANDERSON

ELLEN ANDERSON

JENNI PENROSE

JENNI PENROSE

CRISTINA VENABLES

CRISTINA VENABLES

CHRISTELLE AUGUSTE

CHRISTELLE AUGUSTE

ARTHEE JAHANGIR

ARTHEE JAHANGIR

MICHAELA MUSILOVA

MICHAELA MUSILOVA

ASHTON GAINSFORD

ASHTON GAINSFORD

NICOLE HELLESSEY

NICOLE HELLESSEY

SHANNON BABB

SHANNON BABB

NICOLE WEBSTER

NICOLE WEBSTER

LAUREN DUBOIS

LAUREN DUBOIS

HAILEE ELIDA HETTRICK

HAILEE ELIDA HETTRICK

KAREN ALEXANDER

KAREN ALEXANDER

NANCY AUERBACH

NANCY AUERBACH

WYNET SMITH

WYNET SMITH

LINDA ROMANOVSKA

LINDA ROMANOVSKA

ANNA FREBEL

ANNA FREBEL

JULIA WAGEMANN

JULIA WAGEMANN

REBECCA SMYTH

REBECCA SMYTH

AMANDA SINCLAIR

AMANDA SINCLAIR

CAROL SILBERBERG

CAROL SILBERBERG

VALERI VASQUEZ

VALERI VASQUEZ

LAURIE LAPAT-POLASKO

LAURIE LAPAT-POLASKO

SARAH CHARNAUD

SARAH CHARNAUD

KATHRYN SCOTT

KATHRYN SCOTT

SAMANTHA ELIE

SAMANTHA ELIE

AMELIA SELLARS

AMELIA SELLARS

CECILE GODDE

CECILE GODDE

JULIA FABREGA

JULIA FABREGA

ERICA DONNER

ERICA DONNER

FELICITAS MARIA SCHMIDT

FELICITAS MARIA SCHMIDT

KATE MACMASTER

KATE MACMASTER

KERRY NICKOLS

KERRY NICKOLS

NIINA KAUTTO

NIINA KAUTTO

HUMERA IQBAL

HUMERA IQBAL

AMELIA LETVIN

AMELIA LETVIN

KRISTANNE ANDERSEN

KRISTANNE ANDERSEN

JULIETTE TOBIAS-WEBB

JULIETTE TOBIAS-WEBB

YAXIN YAN

YAXIN YAN

SUSAN NATALI

SUSAN NATALI

ELISABETH (LIZ) DESCHASEAUX

ELISABETH (LIZ) DESCHASEAUX

LAURA NAVONE

LAURA NAVONE

CHRISTIE LITTLE

CHRISTIE LITTLE

HOLLY NORTH

HOLLY NORTH

JENNIFER COPELAND

JENNIFER COPELAND

ELLEN MOON

ELLEN MOON

MELISSA HART

MELISSA HART

SAMIRA DARVISHI

SAMIRA DARVISHI

JESSAMYN FAIRFIELD

JESSAMYN FAIRFIELD

CASSANDRA BROOKS

CASSANDRA BROOKS

STACEY NOEL

STACEY NOEL

HANA STAROBOVA

HANA STAROBOVA

XIAOYUAN “CHARLENE” REN

XIAOYUAN “CHARLENE” REN

RACHAEL BICE

RACHAEL BICE

TIFFANY VORA

TIFFANY VORA

MELANIA GUERRA CARRILLO

MELANIA GUERRA CARRILLO

EMER DENNEHY

EMER DENNEHY

KATIE PIAZZA

KATIE PIAZZA

SYLVIA STRUCK

SYLVIA STRUCK

KRISTIN MITCHELL

KRISTIN MITCHELL

CAROLINA GARCIA

CAROLINA GARCIA

PAULA HANASZ

PAULA HANASZ

KRUSHIL PATRICIA MAIRINGI WATENE

KRUSHIL PATRICIA MAIRINGI WATENE

NANCY GLENN

NANCY GLENN

CATHERINE BARRY

CATHERINE BARRY

DANIELLE SKROPETA

DANIELLE SKROPETA

COLLEEN FILIPPA

COLLEEN FILIPPA

STEPHANIE LANGEROCK

STEPHANIE LANGEROCK

REBECCA WADDINGTON

REBECCA WADDINGTON

HARRIET TEARE

HARRIET TEARE

PALOMA CORVALAN

PALOMA CORVALAN

DEBORAH BOWER

DEBORAH BOWER

GINA ZIERVOGEL

GINA ZIERVOGEL

SEONA MEHARG

SEONA MEHARG

SANA PRATAP

SANA PRATAP

MARISSA PARROTT

MARISSA PARROTT

CAROL AZIZ

CAROL AZIZ

SHELLEY BALL

SHELLEY BALL

GILLIAN STARLING

GILLIAN STARLING

PRISCILA CHAVES MARTÍNEZ

PRISCILA CHAVES MARTÍNEZ

MONICA NARANJO

MONICA NARANJO

RACHELLE BALEZ

RACHELLE BALEZ

BETH CHRISTIE

BETH CHRISTIE

AMANDA HENSLEY

AMANDA HENSLEY

VALENTINA TARANOVIC

VALENTINA TARANOVIC

ELENA JOLI

ELENA JOLI

DYAN DENAPOLI

DYAN DENAPOLI

KATHARINA F HEIL

KATHARINA F HEIL

MELTEM BAYRAK

MELTEM BAYRAK

JANE CUNNEEN

JANE CUNNEEN

LUNGI MCHUNU

LUNGI MCHUNU

KRISSA SKOGEN

KRISSA SKOGEN

WING CHAN

WING CHAN

NUWANTHIKA FERNANDO

NUWANTHIKA FERNANDO

HEIDI STELTZER

HEIDI STELTZER

KARIN VERSPOOR

KARIN VERSPOOR

SANDRA LETITIA GUZMAN LUNA

SANDRA LETITIA GUZMAN LUNA

YONA NEBEL-JACOBSEN

YONA NEBEL-JACOBSEN

ARPITA KULKARNI

ARPITA KULKARNI

ALICE RUHWEZA

ALICE RUHWEZA

MICHELE JOHN

MICHELE JOHN

MEREDITH NASH

MEREDITH NASH

CÉLINE HANZEN

CÉLINE HANZEN

JOANNA YOUNG

JOANNA YOUNG

TRACEY GRAY

TRACEY GRAY

KIRSTEN LEE

KIRSTEN LEE

SHARON DAVIS

SHARON DAVIS

REBECCA WADE

REBECCA WADE

LAURA TROTTA

LAURA TROTTA

NATALIE MILLÁN AGUIÑAGA

NATALIE MILLÁN AGUIÑAGA

ANAIS MACHARD

ANAIS MACHARD

LISA ELENZ

LISA ELENZ

NATALIA MELCER

NATALIA MELCER

ISABEL ZHANG ZHANG

ISABEL ZHANG ZHANG

SAMANTHA HALL

SAMANTHA HALL

CLARE BOND

CLARE BOND

ANISHA HUMPHREYS

ANISHA HUMPHREYS

HEIDI PASS

HEIDI PASS

MONICA HOYT

MONICA HOYT

CLAUDIA ALVARADO

CLAUDIA ALVARADO

KAREN JOHNS

KAREN JOHNS

ROMY ZYNGIER

ROMY ZYNGIER

SARAH HAMYLTON

SARAH HAMYLTON

MARIA DIGIANO

MARIA DIGIANO

CHRISTINA DEVORSHAK

CHRISTINA DEVORSHAK

HINEMOA ELDER

HINEMOA ELDER

PHOEBE BARNARD

PHOEBE BARNARD

JESS MUKIRI

JESS MUKIRI

VANESSA WONG

VANESSA WONG

SUE MAUGER

SUE MAUGER

TAL LUZZATTO KNAAN

TAL LUZZATTO KNAAN

JENN LODER

JENN LODER

ROBYN HALL

ROBYN HALL

MADELEINE BRASIER

MADELEINE BRASIER

LUCY FORDE

LUCY FORDE

KRISTINA BALTUTIS

KRISTINA BALTUTIS

HUILI CHEN

HUILI CHEN

LAURA FERNÁNDEZ

LAURA FERNÁNDEZ

REBECCA HANDCOCK

REBECCA HANDCOCK

KIMBERLY VINETTE HERRIN

KIMBERLY VINETTE HERRIN

MARISSA GIUSTINA

MARISSA GIUSTINA

JORDAN FINDLEY

JORDAN FINDLEY

CHARITY MUNDAVA

CHARITY MUNDAVA

MARIYA LYUBENOVA

MARIYA LYUBENOVA

MARIA WEIKUM

MARIA WEIKUM

ALESSANDRA SALGADO

ALESSANDRA SALGADO

SALLIE PEARSON

SALLIE PEARSON

JEANETTE STARPINE

JEANETTE STARPINE

ELAINE MARTYN

ELAINE MARTYN

ELVIRA POLOCZANSKA

ELVIRA POLOCZANSKA

KIARA CROOK

KIARA CROOK

DANIELLE NEMBHARD

DANIELLE NEMBHARD

ANNIE GEORGINA LANGSTON-COX

ANNIE GEORGINA LANGSTON-COX

AMY GOODBRAND

AMY GOODBRAND

ALBA AGUION

ALBA AGUION

SHANNON ESSWEIN

SHANNON ESSWEIN

GABRIELA SARDINHA

GABRIELA SARDINHA

JULIANNA KADAR

JULIANNA KADAR

CAROLE DURUSSEL

CAROLE DURUSSEL

DEBORAH O’CONNELL

DEBORAH O’CONNELL

CASSANDRA BERRY

CASSANDRA BERRY

TERRI JUMP

TERRI JUMP

MICHELE FINN

MICHELE FINN

SHONA YU

SHONA YU

SIMONE BAUCH

SIMONE BAUCH

KERRYN (KERRY) O’BRIEN

KERRYN (KERRY) O’BRIEN

KATHLEEN PATRICK

KATHLEEN PATRICK

LINDSAY STRINGER

LINDSAY STRINGER

NIAMH BRIGID SHAW

NIAMH BRIGID SHAW

LINDA LARA-JACOBO

LINDA LARA-JACOBO

SANDRA JUDITH VELARDE PAJARES

SANDRA JUDITH VELARDE PAJARES

JUSTINE VIRGINIA MURRAY

JUSTINE VIRGINIA MURRAY

AMANDA DAVIES

AMANDA DAVIES

GURUTZETA GUILLERA ARROITA

GURUTZETA GUILLERA ARROITA

XIAO SHEN

XIAO SHEN

MELISSA WHITE

MELISSA WHITE

KAREN ALEXANDER

KAREN ALEXANDER

AMAL-LEE AMIN

AMAL-LEE AMIN

VALERIE SAGE

VALERIE SAGE

XIMENA AGUILAR VEGA

XIMENA AGUILAR VEGA

YI LUO

YI LUO

SAMANTHA GROVER

SAMANTHA GROVER

CARLY QUISENBERRY

CARLY QUISENBERRY

ANABELLA PALACIOS

ANABELLA PALACIOS

DEBORAH MUELLER

DEBORAH MUELLER

TRISTY FAIRFIELD

TRISTY FAIRFIELD

NINA MCLEAN

NINA MCLEAN

VALENTINA WYMAN

VALENTINA WYMAN

JAMIE WOMBLE

JAMIE WOMBLE

JESSICA BRAINARD

JESSICA BRAINARD

CASSANDRA KANE

CASSANDRA KANE

MATILDA MACKAY-SIM

MATILDA MACKAY-SIM

KRISTEN HOWARD

KRISTEN HOWARD

IRYNA DRONOVA

IRYNA DRONOVA

NATALIE UNTERSTELL

NATALIE UNTERSTELL

ROSHNI SHARMA

ROSHNI SHARMA

REBECCA DOYLE

REBECCA DOYLE

CHRISTINA EBERHARDT

CHRISTINA EBERHARDT

STEPHANIE ORDONEZ

STEPHANIE ORDONEZ

METTE HOE

METTE HOE

SHANON O’CONNOR

SHANON O’CONNOR

NATASHA HENDRICK

NATASHA HENDRICK

RENATA PIAZZON

RENATA PIAZZON

GUDRUN DE BOECK

GUDRUN DE BOECK

XUEHUA ZHANG

XUEHUA ZHANG

INES MELENDEZ

INES MELENDEZ

MARJI PUOTINEN

MARJI PUOTINEN

MARY JO FORD

MARY JO FORD

JULIA MAY

JULIA MAY

DAISY HESSENBERGER

DAISY HESSENBERGER

RAEGAN POLLARD

RAEGAN POLLARD

JILL LYNN

JILL LYNN

MARIANNE HARVEY

MARIANNE HARVEY

ANNA VINKHUYZEN

ANNA VINKHUYZEN

ROWAN BROOKES

ROWAN BROOKES

LILY BROWN

LILY BROWN

YALIMAY JIMENEZ

YALIMAY JIMENEZ

LIZ RICKMAN

LIZ RICKMAN

SÍLE NIC CHORMAIC

SÍLE NIC CHORMAIC

BIANCA DAS

BIANCA DAS

PRISCILLA WEHI

PRISCILLA WEHI

SARAH CONOLLY

SARAH CONOLLY

BLANCA BERNAL

BLANCA BERNAL

LI WANG

LI WANG

RACHEL VILLANI

RACHEL VILLANI

DANIELA LAINEZ DEL POZO

DANIELA LAINEZ DEL POZO

JOHANNA SPEIRS

JOHANNA SPEIRS

ADRIANA HUMANES

ADRIANA HUMANES

PHILIPPA WRIGHT

PHILIPPA WRIGHT

YUXI LEI

YUXI LEI

CAROL DEVINE

CAROL DEVINE

ZHIMIN MAO

ZHIMIN MAO

CINDY SHELLITO

CINDY SHELLITO

NATALIE BAREFOOT

NATALIE BAREFOOT

KIRSTEN MACLEAN

KIRSTEN MACLEAN

MADELEINE HANN

MADELEINE HANN

RAELENE FORBES

RAELENE FORBES

HELLE BERNSTORF HYDESKOV

HELLE BERNSTORF HYDESKOV

MARY-ANNE LEA

MARY-ANNE LEA

NILAM PATEL

NILAM PATEL

BRIONY ANKOR

BRIONY ANKOR

LAUREN SANDON

LAUREN SANDON

ALEXANDRA JONES

ALEXANDRA JONES

MONICA GREEN

MONICA GREEN

HAFDIS HANNA AEGISDOTTIR

HAFDIS HANNA AEGISDOTTIR

NAOMI TUCKER

NAOMI TUCKER

PAOLA MAGNI

PAOLA MAGNI

DEBATRI CHATTOPADHYAY

DEBATRI CHATTOPADHYAY

SARAH JOHNS

SARAH JOHNS

CHARLIE HINDLE

CHARLIE HINDLE

JUSTINE BARRETT

JUSTINE BARRETT

ANNA COLUCCI

ANNA COLUCCI

GINGER (YI-CHUN) YEH

GINGER (YI-CHUN) YEH

VERONIQUE FLOREC

VERONIQUE FLOREC

MARIA MOLINA

MARIA MOLINA

HELEN CORNEY

HELEN CORNEY

ALLISON GREANEY

ALLISON GREANEY

MONICA ARAYA

MONICA ARAYA

MOREANGELS MUCHANETA MBIZAH

MOREANGELS MUCHANETA MBIZAH

FERN WICKSON

FERN WICKSON

BRITTA DENISE HARDESTY

BRITTA DENISE HARDESTY

MARINA MANSILLA HERMANN

MARINA MANSILLA HERMANN

ANAIS PAGES

ANAIS PAGES

ESTHER SANCHEZ DE LEON LEY

ESTHER SANCHEZ DE LEON LEY

SHARON PFLEGER

SHARON PFLEGER

ANJANI GANASE

ANJANI GANASE

CHARLOTTE (CHUNGUANG) WANG

CHARLOTTE (CHUNGUANG) WANG

NICOLE WRIGHT

NICOLE WRIGHT

TARA SHINE

TARA SHINE

ALISON DAVIES

ALISON DAVIES

FABIAN DATTNER

FABIAN DATTNER

AMIE FIGUEIREDO

AMIE FIGUEIREDO

TRACY CAI

TRACY CAI

MARY-ELLEN FEENEY

MARY-ELLEN FEENEY

LINDA THOMPSON

LINDA THOMPSON

NICHOLA CLARK

NICHOLA CLARK

ANNA FERRE-MATEU

ANNA FERRE-MATEU

YVONNE AVARO

YVONNE AVARO

CAROLYN HOGG

CAROLYN HOGG

JUSTINE SHAW

JUSTINE SHAW

CATHERINE SARAH YOUNG

CATHERINE SARAH YOUNG

ATTIYYA MALIK

ATTIYYA MALIK

EVGUENIA ALECHINE

EVGUENIA ALECHINE

PALOMA VILLA

PALOMA VILLA

MAISA ROJAS

MAISA ROJAS

KAREN JOYCE

KAREN JOYCE

Sisi Hu

Sisi Hu

WUYING LIN

WUYING LIN

CLOTHILDE LANGLAIS

CLOTHILDE LANGLAIS

YURONG YU

YURONG YU

MAYA BEANO

MAYA BEANO

ANTHEA NICHOLLS

ANTHEA NICHOLLS

NOA BRUHIS

NOA BRUHIS

ANNA CABRE

ANNA CABRE

HILARY MCMANUS

HILARY MCMANUS

RACHEL COOPER

RACHEL COOPER

BETTY TRUMMEL

BETTY TRUMMEL

NAT RAISBECK-BROWN

NAT RAISBECK-BROWN

TONI MIZEREK

TONI MIZEREK

SOPHIE ADAMS

SOPHIE ADAMS

ALICIA COLLINS

ALICIA COLLINS

PATRICIA DUNNE

PATRICIA DUNNE

HELEN O’CONNOR

HELEN O’CONNOR

JAY GOMBOSO

JAY GOMBOSO

CHARLOTTE CONN

CHARLOTTE CONN

LINH DO

LINH DO

IDA KUBISZEWSKI

IDA KUBISZEWSKI

COLLEEN FITZPATRICK

COLLEEN FITZPATRICK

MEROPI NASSIKAS

MEROPI NASSIKAS

Kathryn Michie

Kathryn Michie

YITING WANG

YITING WANG

ELERI HARRIS

ELERI HARRIS

MARGARITA LOPEZ RIVAS

MARGARITA LOPEZ RIVAS

ISOBEL ROMERO-SHAW

ISOBEL ROMERO-SHAW

CRISTINA OTANO JIMENEZ

CRISTINA OTANO JIMENEZ

ANNE CHRISTIANSON

ANNE CHRISTIANSON

SHAKTI PATEL

SHAKTI PATEL

BINBIN WANG

BINBIN WANG

ELISA HARVEY

ELISA HARVEY

ANA CHANG

ANA CHANG

ANIKA MOLESWORTH

ANIKA MOLESWORTH

INAE GUION

INAE GUION

TIFFINI JONES

TIFFINI JONES

MELISSA HAEFFNER

MELISSA HAEFFNER

TAMMY EGER

TAMMY EGER

KRISTIN RAJA

KRISTIN RAJA

FERN HAMES

FERN HAMES

NIA FERNANDEZ

NIA FERNANDEZ

KA-MING WU

KA-MING WU

RACHEL ZOMBOR

RACHEL ZOMBOR

ABEER AL SAUD

ABEER AL SAUD

BELINDA FAIRBROTHER

BELINDA FAIRBROTHER

ANITA GOH

ANITA GOH

ADRIANA SOTO

ADRIANA SOTO

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