ELP training at UC Berkeley will benefit practitioners who are leading efforts to bridge conservation and poverty reduction. Participants include:
- leaders working on sustainable agriculture and food systems, natural resource management, environmental policy, climate change and community-based development;
- environmental professionals innovating through cross-sectoral collaboration; and
- men and women seeking exposure to interdisciplinary perspectives from UC Berkeley faculty and global peers.
- Proficiency in English to allow full participation in course discussions;
- A resumé that demonstrates strong professional experience and leadership potential;
- Affiliation with an institution concerned with environmental management/sustainable development.
- Beahrs ELP participants are mid-career development and environmental practitioners who are challenged to solve complex cross-sectoral environmental problems from a wide range of disciplinary, geographic, and organizational backgrounds including nonprofit and community-based organizations, applied research and education institutions, government, international agencies, and the business sector
- UC Berkeley certificate in Sustainable Environmental Management.
- Enhanced capacity to develop and apply solutions that balance environmental, economic, and social equity objectives.
- Strengthened skills for communicating ideas, managing conflict, facilitating multi-stakeholder processes, and leading social change.
- Lifetime membership in the global Berkeley ELP Alumni Network, eligibility to apply for small grants, and a continuing learning relationship with the University of California
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