Saving Biodiversity and the Half-Earth Project - an Interview with Dr. Paula Ehrlich

RSVP below to be part of this one hour conversation with Dr. Paula Ehrlich, who will be speaking about the Half-Earth Project.

10am Pacific / 1 pm Eastern, on Monday, April 20th.

Half-Earth is a call to protect half the land and half the sea in order to manage sufficient habitat to safeguard the bulk of biodiversity. Join us as we talk with Dr. Paula J. Ehrlich about how the Half-Earth Project is driving research, providing scientific leadership, and engaging with people everywhere to help achieve this important goal and solution for our planet.

About our speaker:

Paula J. Ehrlich, DVM, PhD, leads the Half-Earth Project and is the President & CEO of the E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation, where she oversees the Foundation’s broad activities to foster a knowing stewardship of our world through biodiversity research and education initiatives that promote and inform worldwide protection of biodiversity.

Dr. Ehrlich has more than 25 years of strategic scientific management and research expertise, and diverse academic, non-profit, and corporate leadership experience. She was formerly President & CEO of the Drug Discovery Center of Innovation in Research Triangle Park, NC, Senior Director of Scientific Affairs at Ansaris (formerly Locus Pharmaceuticals), and Preclinical Oncology Imaging Lead & Associate Franchise Director at Merck Research Laboratories in West Point, PA. At Merck she led initiatives to establish imaging biomarkers and proof-of-concept for over 12 lead compounds, which are currently in clinical trials. She has held research, clinical, and teaching positions at Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, the Atlantic Veterinary College, and the Royal Veterinary College.

Dr. Ehrlich has a B.S. in Zoology from Duke University, a Masters degree in Environmental Planning from the University of Virginia, a DVM from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, and a PhD in Bone Physiology from the Royal Veterinary College, University of London. She has Six Sigma Green Belt training and is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons.

  • April 20, 2020 at 10am – 11am
  • Zoom Video Conferencing
  • Diane Wittner

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