Amy Rogers

Amy Rogers

Biography

Amy Rogers is an experienced conservation scientist and practitioner focused on innovating long-term, interdisciplinary solutions to complex environmental challenges. With over twenty years of field experience in tropical Latin America, her work is grounded in a deep firsthand understanding of both the natural processes that maintain forests and the socioeconomic drivers that impact them. Well-versed in all aspects of project implementation, adept at navigating the wildest of places, and an innate connector, Amy excels in leadership positions and collaborative environments. Dr. Rogers is a dual citizen of Ecuador and the US, fluent in English and Spanish, and with a working knowledge of Portuguese and Indonesian. She has lived almost exclusively in developing tropical countries since 1996. Amy holds a PhD in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology from UCLA, and was selected by the Association for Tropical Biology & Conservation (ATBC) in 2010 as recipient of the Luis F. Bacardi Advances in Tropical Conservation Award for her dissertation research. She has also received fellowships from the Wildlife Conservation Society, the US Department of Education, and the Fulbright Program - Ecuador.

Fellow at a Glance

Fellowship Year:
2005
Academic Background:
UCLA, Ph.D.
Current Position:
Director of Global Partnerships
DroneSeed
Expertise:
Energy & Climate Change
Business & Finance
Conservation Science & Biology
International Conservation & Development
Natural Resource Management
Currently Working On:
Making reforestation scalable.

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