Women for Conservation featured in Yes! Magazine

“Women often suffer the most from environmental degradation. A nonprofit in Colombia is trying to make their needs central to conservation.” – Yes! Magazine

April 19, 2022

Women for Conservation is thrilled to be featured in Yes! magazine in an article by environmental journalist Veronika Perková. The article follows the story of Women for Conservation founder and President Sara Inés Lara through her journey of becoming a leading voice for conservation in Colombia, and how she landed on women’s empowerment initiatives as a leading conservation solution.  

The article covers the stories of Ninfa Carinialli, Women for Conservation’s first female forest guard, commentary from project coordinator Kelly Donado, and quotes from girls who have recently been part of our family planning programs.  

Yes! Magazine is a non-profit and independent publisher of solutions journalism. 

Read the full article: To Save a Forest, Look to the Women | Yes! Magazine by VERONIKA PERKOVÁ, 19 April 2022
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