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Hervé Roland Memiaghe

Doctoral Candidate, University of Oregon at Eugene

Hervé Memiaghe is a Gabonese ecologist with a deep interest in sustainable development and forest conservation.

Dr. Laurie Marker. Photo credit CCF.

Laurie Marker

Founder and Executive Director, Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF)

Dr. Laurie Marker is a research scientist and conservation biologist recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on cheetahs. As Founder and Executive Director of Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF), Dr. Marker has pioneered research, established conservation models and created cooperative alliances on behalf of the cheetah that never before existed.

Photo credit Michael R Barnes.

Corine Wegener

Director, Smithsonian Cultural Rescue Initiative

Corine Wegener is Director of the Smithsonian Cultural Rescue Initiative (SCRI), an outreach program dedicated to the preservation of cultural heritage in crisis situations in the U.S. and abroad.