Leigh Whelpton is the director of the Conservation Finance Network (CFN). Since 2012, Leigh has led CFN's effort to advance land and resource conservation by increasing the use of innovative and effective funding and financing strategies. By expanding capacity, confidence, and connections among a growing network of public, private, and nonprofit professionals, CFN helps people find the capital they need to advance the pace and scale of their conservation efforts. Prior to this role, Leigh managed conservation initiatives and professional education for the Cheetah Conservation Fund in Namibia. Leigh holds an M.E.Sc. from the Yale School of Environment and a bachelor's degree from the University of California at Berkeley.
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- D10. Putting Your Money Where Your DEIJ Statement Is
October 06, 2021
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM