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Women Rising XVIII: Rescuers of Wildlife

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Clockwise from Top Left: Alice Ng, Rosamira Guillen, Lorena Aguilar, Elena Bykova.       Sources: www.arconference.org, www.genderandenvironment.org, www.proyectotiti.com, www.wildlifeconservationnetwork.org

Clockwise from Top Left: Alice Ng, Rosamira Guillen, Lorena Aguilar, Elena Bykova. Sources: www.arconference.org, www.genderandenvironment.org, www.proyectotiti.com, www.wildlifeconservationnetwork.org

Women are gaining influence as leaders throughout the world, fighting for peace, justice, the environment and civil society. In this program we profile four animal rights activists:

Alice Ng has worked with Wild Aid, founded Animal Balance in the Galapagos Islands and is now the executive director of Animals Asia Foundation.

Rosamira Guillen is the executive director of Proyecto Titi, promoting the survival of the Cotton -top Tamarin Monkey and its habitat in Colombia.

Lorena Aguilar is an executive with the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, specializing in community and gender issues.

Elena Bykova heads up Wildlife Conservation Network’s Saiga Conservation Alliance to preserve the Saiga Antelope in Uzbekistan.

Women Rising Staff:
Women Rising Producer: Lynn Feinerman
Women Rising Host: Sandina Robbins
Women Rising Sound Editor: Stephanie Welch

Making Contact Staff:
Executive Producer/Host: Tena Rubio
Producer/Co-host Andrew Stelzer
Executive Director: Lisa Rudman
Associate Director: Khanh Pham
Interns: Keisha Thomas and Asma Mohseni

For more information:

Animals Asia Foundation (U.S. Office)

International Union for Conservation of Nature (ICUN)

International Union for Conservation of Nature (ICUN)

Wildlife Conservation Network

Saiga Conservation Alliance (antelopes)

Wildlife Conservation Network

Proyecto Titi (Cotton-top Tamarin)

Wildlife Conservation Network

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