Environmental Policy; Climate Change; Health and Environment; Ocean Science and Policy; Engaging Youth in Informal Education and Community Transformation
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Lynn Wilson, Ph.D., Founder and CEO of SeaTrust Institute Lynn leads SeaTrust Institute, a scientific research and educational nonprofit organization with headquarters in the Pacific Northwest, USA, representing the organization in local to international capacities currently serving as Head of Delegation, NGO Focal Point for Conference of Parties, UNFCCC, UNCSD (RIO+20), UNISDR, and other multilateral affiliations. She serves as Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) AR5 WGII reviewer; reviewer for the National Institutes of Health first climate change and human health grant; coordinator of global climate change and health research and Co-Chair of the United Nations and WHO affiliated Coalition on Health and the Environment: Climate Change Initiative; technical assistance partner for the Nigerian Ministry of Health, developing the educational program and the measurement and evaluation for the African Development Bank funded project Capacity-Building of Health Care Workers on Emerging Pubic Health Issues and Adaptation to Climate Change.
She is senior analyst for the consulting firm OSSIA, offering research, conflict management, strategic and policy guidance to government, education and industry for over 28 years; Academic Department Chair for Public Administration with 5 years of graduate teaching experience and 15 years of interdisciplinary traditional and nontraditional educational contributions. She is a science journalist and academic author with work appearing in books, lectures, workshops, global and regional conferences and in academic, technical and trade publications. Recently Lynn has developed the Halcyon Adaptation Scenario(SM) to help local communities create their own vision of a sustainable future and identify actions through which to achieve resilience to climate change. Her research specialization is public policy with a focus on environmental issues, ocean policy, and the interface between science and policy.
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