Lina Farias

Lina Farias, who met conservation finance at Boot Camp

Lina Farias earned the Undergraduate Research Fellowship from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, and spent part of it at the Highstead Foundation. 

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Becoming expert in conservation finance begins with a succession of mental steps.

Boot camp can mean the start of a long, uphill financial journey. 

Boot Camp Personal Narrative: My First Time Exploring Conservation Finance

I’m someone who has always seen conservation as the work done by field biologists on restoration properties and in wildlife rehabilitation centers. As I sat through sessions on debt and ratios, I couldn’t help but think to myself “are all these numbers really that important?” It turns out: yes they...