Connect and learn about the attendees at the inaugural

Women and the Environment Conference!

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Teresa Romero

Environmental Specialist

Santa Ynez Chumash Environmental Office

Santa Ynez

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What key words best describe your hope for the future?

Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK), sustainability, collaboration, social and environemtal justice

Describe what are you working on in the field of climate change, environmental protection, environmental justice or social impact.

I am currently working with building a climate change adaptation plan for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians. I am in particular concerned about the impacts of climate change on traditional resources. I also serve as Board President for the Kuya'mu Park Association which is focused on preserving the Gaviota Coast.

How might other W&E conference attendees be able to support your work, goals or objectives?

I am hoping to connect with those who might wish to collaborate/partner on shared environmental concerns.

What are you able and willing to contribute to other attendees at the conference to support their work, goals or objectives?

I am very active in local tribal community and hope to share and network with other women and any other tribal representatives that might attend. I have been working in Tribal Government for a number of years across the nation with a focus on protection of traditional resources.

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