Aimee Roberson

Aimee Roberson Participant: 2021 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Uniting and amplifying climate solutions based on mutual flourishing Region Southwest U.S. & Northern México Affiliations & Roles Southwest Region Director, American Bird Conservancy Aimee Michelle Roberson leads conservation partnerships that develop a shared vision and inspire people to work together to achieve a meaningful collective impact. She…

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Maria Baron Palamar

Maria Baron Palamar Participant: 2021 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Helping conservation organizations become more inclusive and implement new methods to complex conservation problems. Region North Carolina, USA Affiliations & Roles Co-founder, Resolve Conservation Board Member, North Carolina Wildlife Federation Guest Lecturer     Maria is originally from Argentina and has lived in the United States for…

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Beth Roach

Beth Roach U.S. Accelerator Program Lead Elizabeth (Beth) Roach is a Co-founder of Alliance of Native Seedkeepers, an organization that was formed to keep ancestral seeds alive and to rebuild culture and food security in native communities. Beth has an extensive background in grants management, conservation, financial management, and organizing. She is also a storyteller…

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Desiree Shelley Flores

Desiree Shelley Flores Participant: 2020 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Accelerating a land and water protectors initiative within Indigenous communities in Virginia. Region Roanoke Area, Virginia Affiliations & Roles Climate Justice Organizer, Mothers Out Front  Board Member, Southwest Virginia Agrarian Commons  Member, Alliance of Native Seed Keepers Desiree Shelley Flores (Monacan), originally from Baltimore, MD, moved to…

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Jessica Girard

Jessica Girard Participant: 2020 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Building a community of allies to dismantle white supremacy inside of the climate change movement. Region Fairbanks, Alaska Affiliations & Roles Founding Director, Fairbanks Climate Action Coalition Trainer Development Team, Native Movement Defend the Sacred Alaska, Collaborator Alaska Climate Alliance, Alliance Coordination Team Just Transition Collective, Collective Coordination…

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