Karina Atkinson

Karina Atkinson

… obtained her undergraduate degree from University of Glasgow, and Masters through Project Dragonfly Global Field Program from Miami University. She the Founder and Executive Director of Fundacion Para La Tierra, a Paraguayan conservation organisation. Karina is a Rolex Awards for Enterprise winner (2012), Young Alumnus of the Year (2013, University of Glasgow), Global Conservation Fellow (2015, Miami University) TEDx University of Glasgow Fellow (2016), and Woman of the Year (2017, Valle de Aosta). Karina is Scottish, but speaks fluent Spanish, runs field stations in multiple locations in Paraguay, has published widely, mostly in the field of herpetology, and is actively involved in science, conservation and education projects.