Shannon Noelle Rivera
• Focused on the Intersections of Conservation •
Shannon Noelle Rivera is a conservation scientist, wildlife crime researcher, and environmental consultant largely focused on international conservation and the importance of intersections within conservation practice, including addressing animal welfare issues, identifying gender-sensitive strategies, and exploring under-prioritized areas of the illegal wildlife trade.
Over the past ten years, Shannon has worked within Southeast Asia, Latin America, Southern Africa, Oceania, Europe, and North America on various conservation initiatives alongside NGOs, IGOS, governmental agencies, and private contractors.
• United Nations Institute for Training & Research | Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Master's in International Affairs & Diplomacy | Expected 2022
• University of Winchester, 2018
Master of Science, Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law, with Distinction
•University of Hawaiʻi, Mānoa, 2016
Bachelor of Arts, Environmental Studies
Bachelor of Arts, Gender & Conflict Resolution
Zoology Minor | Dance Minor
Peace Studies Certification
•University of California, San Diego, 2012
Fundraising and Non-Profit Development Program
•University of Buenos Aires, 2011
Spanish and Dance