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From Rutgers Graduate to Conservation Visionary: Lessons from a Lifetime Devoted to Conservation
Wednesday, 03 April 2019, 4:00
Wednesday, April 3, 2019. 4:00PM. From Rutgers Graduate to Conservation Visionary: Lessons from a Lifetime Devoted to Conservation. Peter A. Seligmann, Conservation International. Sponsored by Rutgers University Foundation. More information here.
Peter A. Seligmann is chairman of the board and former CEO of Conservation International, a global nonprofit organization he cofounded in 1987. Peter is also the CEO of Nia Tero, which he founded in 2017 as a joint venture of the Emerson Collective, the MacArthur Foundation, the Mulago Foundation, and Conservation International. Nia Tero supports indigenous peoples and local communities by securing their rights, cultures, and well-being through agreements that preserve the vitality of their oceans and lands. Peter was named to the Enterprise for the Americas board by President Bill Clinton in 2000. He holds a bachelor of science degree in wildlife ecology from Rutgers and a master of science degree in forestry and environmental science from Yale University. He received an honorary doctorate in science from Rutgers in 2003.
Location Rutgers Academic Building, Room 2125, West Wing, 15 Seminary Place, College Avenue Campus