Our alumni work around the country and the world in a wide variety of jobs, from conservation science to education to urban planning. Linking them all is a deep commitment to helping the Earth's inhabitants — humans and other animals, plants, fungi, microbes — live together sustainably and in mutually beneficial ways. Click through career profiles with the gray arrow below to get an idea of where the Field Naturalist Program propels its graduates.
Kathleen Fitzgerald '99
Based in Nairobi, Kathleen is a consultant and partner at Conservation Capital, focusing on increasing revenue for wildlife conservation and management of protected areas. She has decades of experience in integrated large-landscape conservation and was a Vice President at the African Wildlife Foundation for a number of years. She has helped create new conservation areas, improved management of existing areas, established co-management arrangements with African governments, and designed innovative models for community integration in conservation. Before moving overseas in 2007, Kathleen was Executive Director of the Stowe Land Trust and co-founded the Northeast Wilderness Trust.
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