Making Contact, for January 2, 2009 - 1:30pm
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Women Rising 18: Rescuers of Wildlife
Women are gaining influence as leaders throughout the world, fighting for peace, justice, the environment and civil society. In this program we profile four animal rights activists:
* Alice Ng has worked with Wild Aid, founded Animal Balance in the Galapagos Islands and is now the executive director of Animals Asia Foundation.
* Rosamira Guillen is the executive director of Proyecto Titi, promoting the survival of the Cotton -top Tamarin Monkey and its habitat in Colombia.
* Lorena Aguilar is an executive with the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, specializing in community and gender issues.
* Elena Bykova heads up Wildlife Conservation Network's Saiga Conservation Alliance to preserve the Saiga Antelope in Uzbekistan.