Leigh Whelpton is the program director of the Conservation Finance Network at Island Press, a program that seeks to accelerate the pace and scale of land and resource conservation, restoration, and stewardship in the United States. Prior to Island Press, Leigh managed professional training programs and applied conservation initiatives for the Cheetah Conservation Fund in Namibia. Leigh holds a bachelor's degree from the University of California at Berkeley and an master's degree in environmental science from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.
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- A14. Conservation Finance 101: Where’s the Money?
- E10. Impact Investing – The ‘Real’ Deal
October 12, 2018
10:30 AM - Noon
October 13, 2018
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM