Shanna Edberg

Shanna Edberg is a longtime conservation advocate and promoter of environmental justice in the U.S. and abroad. She directs Hispanic Access Foundation’s conservation programs to promote environmental stewardship in the Latino community, elevate Latino voices in conservation policy, activate Latino conservation leaders, and provide them the resources they need to create a more sustainable and equitable future. Prior to joining Hispanic Access Foundation, Shanna’s background includes working on sustainable development at the World Bank and Global Environment Facility as well as climate policy at the nonprofit Climate Interactive. While pursuing her education, Shanna worked in Peru to protect forests in the Amazon, researched and published on civil rights in Mexico, and supported city sustainability in Baltimore. She earned her M.A. in Latin American Studies and International Economics from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and B.A. in International Studies from Johns Hopkins.