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GCF leaders

Mingma Norbu Sherpa

The leader of the Himalayan Trust Nepal is busy planning and celebrating the Centenary of Sir Edmund Hillary. Our interview with Mingma will be posted soon.

Eulin Chacon

Principal, San Francisco de Chachagua School San Francisco de Penas Blancas, Costa Rica Grand Circle Foundation has partnered with the San Francisco Chachagua School to create a sustainable microfarm that not only feeds 184 students breakfast, lunch, and sometimes even dinner, but it also impacts the entire community with its surplus food supply and lifelong… Read more »

Doc Hendley

Founder and President, Wine to Water Doc Hendley dreamed up the concept of Wine To Water while bartending and playing music in nightclubs around Raleigh, NC. In February 2004, Doc held his first fundraiser. And by August, he was living halfway around the globe in Sudan, Africa installing water systems for victims of the government-supported… Read more »

Jennifer Seavey

John M. Kingsbury Executive Director, Shoals Marine Laboratory New Hampshire & Maine Shoals Marine Laboratory (SML) serves as the marine station for both Cornell University and the University of New Hampshire. As SML’s John M. Kingsbury Executive Director, Jennifer Seavey oversees its operations and is a faculty member of both institutions. Foundation: What makes Shoals unique… Read more »

David Conover

Founder, Conservation Media Group Director, Compass Light Productions Many O.A.T. travelers are familiar with David Conover as a filmmaker and conservationist, as his production team has curated hundreds of independently produced films for the company for several years. Here, he discusses how storytelling also propels his other efforts with Conservation Media Group (CMG). Foundation: How… Read more »

Jane Difley

President/Forester, Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests Concord, New Hampshire For 22 years, Jane Difley has helped lead the effort to protect New Hampshire’s forests. In honor of her efforts, she was awarded the first-ever Alnoba Moral Courage in Leadership Award last year. Now on the verge of retirement, she reflects on her… Read more »

Josh Ewing

Executive Director, Friends of Cedar Mesa Bluff, Utah When Josh Ewing left a six-figure, 80-hour-a-week job in advertising, he had no intention of entering the nonprofit world—until he and his wife moved to southeastern Utah and discovered San Juan County. He shares the journey that led to his joining the fight to protect Bears Ears… Read more »