Wednesday, August 26, 2020

2020 Women In Conservation Honorees To Be Recognized At Special October 8 Event

PennFuture will recognize the 2020 Women In Conservation Honorees at a special virtual event on October 8 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m..
Each year the Women In Conservation Awards recognize women from different regions of the state and are designed to encourage continuing excellence in conservation and to forge a stronger network of exceptional women working to protect Pennsylvania’s environment.
The honorees this year come from Southwest Pennsylvania where they live or work in Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Somerset, and Washington counties.
This year’s honorees include--
-- Lifetime Achievement In Conservation--
     -- Caren Glotfelty - Executive Director Of Allegheny Parks Foundation
     -- Beverly Braverman - Executive Director Of Mountain Watershed Association
     -- Patricia DeMarco, Ph.D - Author and Documentary Film Producer
-- Environmental Community Engagement--
     -- Maren Cooke - Environmental Science Educator, Sustainability Salon Host
-- Renewable Energy and Climate--
     -- Sharon Pillar - Executive Director of the PA Solar Center
-- Environmental Arts--
     -- Ann Rosenthal - Environmental Artist & Educator
-- Environmental Media, Marketing & Communications--
     -- Kirsi Jansa - Documentary Filmmaker and Journalist
-- Environmental Education--
     -- Camila Rivera Tinsley - Director of Education At Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy
-- Environmental Justice--
     -- Raina Rippel - Director at Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project
-- Watersheds--
     -- Melissa Reckner - Program Manager For Penguin Court, Brandywine Conservancy
-- Young Woman Of Conservation Leadership--
     -- Leandra Mira - Leading Organizer of Pittsburgh’s FridaysForFuture & Climate Youth Strike
Awards Event
Tickets are now available to attend this special event to honor these Women in Conservation.  Click Here for more information.
Award sponsorships are also available.  For more information, contact Susanne Whitehead by sending email to
Visit the Celebrating Women In Conservation Awards webpage for more information.
(Photos: Caren Glotfelty, Beverly Braverman, Patricia DeMarco, Ph.D.)
[Posted: August 26, 2020]  PA Environment Digest

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