Director, Applied Social Science, Stakeholder Engagement Conservation International
Washington DC, USA, American
Patricia is a cultural anthropologist who focusses on the science and practice of stakeholder engagement in conservation initiatives at Conservation International. She is passionate about supporting indigenous peoples and local communities in their efforts to sustainably manage their lands, and her work frequently takes her to communities throughout Africa, Asia and Latin America. Patricia grew up in New York’s Hudson Highlands, and enjoys hiking, kayaking, photography and painting in her free time. She holds a PhD in Environmental Anthropology from the University of Georgia and a Bachelor’s degree in Visual and Media Arts from Emerson College in Boston, MA.