Kinship Conservation Fellows is an environmental leadership program that emphasizes market-based solutions to environmental problems. Kinship’s dynamic global network of 228 Fellows in 51 countries and 7 continents is collaborative, entrepreneurial, and dedicated to effective conservation.
The month-long program is delivered by a faculty of global experts who work closely with each carefully selected cohort of Fellows to explore fresh ways to apply market-based approaches to environmental concerns. Kinship’s curriculum uses a case study approach where participants directly experience and evaluate market-driven conservation practices through interactive discussions, system-thinking exercises, and peer-learning sessions covering leadership, communication, business and finance principles, and impact measurement.
The 2016 program is based in Bellingham, Washington, and runs from June 26 to July 27, 2016.
To qualify, applicants must be mid-career conservation practitioners who have at least five years of experience, are familiar with market-based mechanisms, and demonstrate leadership, innovative thinking, and mission-driven achievements. Each Fellow receives a $6,000 stipend and lodging for the month.
Learn more at www.KinshipFellows.org. The deadline to apply is January 18, 2016.