Green 2.0 Executive Director Whitney Tome, a leading voice in the effort for greater inclusion and diversity in the environmental field, has joined Rachel’s Network as an Advisor. Through Green 2.0, Whitney has published the most comprehensive report on diversity in the environmental movement and works with partners to increase their data transparency, accountability, and action.
Ocean Conservancy CEO Janis Searles Jones, a lawyer, advocate and marine conservation expert, has joined the nonprofit funders’ network Rachel’s Network as a Leadership Liaison. Janis leads Ocean Conservancy’s work on tackling the pervasive and growing problem of marine debris, risky oil and gas development in places like the Arctic, climate change and ocean acidification, sustainable fisheries, and more.
Student Conservation Association (SCA) President and CEO Jaime Matyas, a longtime advocate for connecting young people with nature and conservation, has joined the nonprofit funders’ network Rachel’s Network as a Leadership Liaison.
350.org Executive Director May Boeve, dubbed “the new face of the climate movement” by the Guardian, has joined the nonprofit funders’ network Rachel’s Network as a Leadership Liaison. 350.org is leveraging people power to dismantle the influence and infrastructure of the fossil fuel industry, and to develop people-centric solutions to the climate crisis.
Universal Access Project Executive Director Seema Jalan, a leading advocate for global women’s reproductive rights, has joined the nonprofit funders’ network Rachel’s Network as a Leadership Liaison. The Universal Access Project, a project of the United Nations Foundation, convenes a unique and innovative community of donors and NGOs to strengthen US support for access to family planning and reproductive health care globally.
Rachel’s Network is pleased to announce Katie Frohardt as an Environmental Leadership Liaison and Paula DiPerna as a member of our Circle of Advisors. Katie Frohardt is the executive director of Fauna & Flora International, Inc. (FFI), and Paula DiPerna is an expert on environmental and philanthropic policy, as well as widely-published author. In these roles, both women will share their distinctive expertise with Rachel’s Network members.