Dr. Alejandro Grajal leads the Center for Conservation Leadership, which combines the Chicago Zoological Society’s conservation and education initiatives in Chicago and around the world. He oversees field conservation programs, a capacity building program for conservation professionals, and research programs for CZS’s Center for the Science of Animal Welfare. He also supervises education and interpretation programs at Brookfield Zoo.
He received his undergraduate degree in Ecology at Simon Bolívar University in Caracas and his PhD in Zoology from the University of Florida. Previously he was the Executive Director of International Programs for the National Audubon Society. Before that he was Director of Latin American Programs at the Wildlife Conservation Society in New York.
Contributions to Humans & Nature:
- Fostering a New Relationship between Humans and Nature
A response to “How can zoos and aquariums foster cultures of care and conservation?”
- Climate Change Education: A Primer for Zoos and Aquariums
Download the e-book by Alejandro Grajal, Susan R. Goldman, and Tracy Marks.