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Women and the Environment Conference!

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Cynthia Mayoral

Sr. Director, Foundation Relations

Rare

Carpinteria

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What key words best describe your hope for the future?

international conservation, community engagement, environmental leadership, capacity building, fundraising, behavior change, social marketing, fisheries

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

Rare focuses on bright spots in conservation — successful efforts worth emulating. Rare’s methodology takes locally-led solutions and repeats them in communities around the world. This replicable model has enabled Rare to turn local change into global impact. We partner with local organizations to run comprehensive marketing campaigns, called Pride campaigns, to inspire communities to take pride in their natural resources. Pride sparks and builds community support for the adoption of more sustainable behaviors.
Coastal Fisheries is currently our largest program: Global demand for fish has pushed the oceans to their limits. We believe that the adoption of rights-based fishery management systems will help turnaround the oceanic crisis, resulting in transformative impact for both people and nature. Our innovative coastal fisheries resource management solution (the bright spot) marries managed access of fisheries with marine reserves.

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

Learn about what we do, tell others about our work, provide networking opportunities, share experience, lessons and data.

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

Experience in international and local conservation initiatives, social marketing and behavior change for community empowerment and environmental protection. I am happy to share information about our program methods, tools, lessons and share in networking.

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