Vice President for Conservation Programs
Sarah Laskin serves as the Vice President for Conservation Programs at the National Wildlife Federation, leading the organization’s work to implement regional and international programs in the cause of conservation and to integrate these with national program work. Laskin is an accomplished leader and facilitator with over 28 years of experience working with nonprofit organizations on global programs in conservation, science, public engagement, and storytelling.
Prior to joining the National Wildlife Federation, Laskin spent 16 years at the National Geographic Society in a leadership position in their Science and Exploration Programs, and five years working on ocean, coastal, and fishery policy issues in the Clinton Administration at the White House Council on Environmental Quality and the Office of Management and Budget.
Laskin is a graduate of Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment and Harvard College. Her passion for and commitment to protecting wildlife and reconnecting people to a conservation stewardship ethic grew out of a visit to Kenya when she was 17.
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