Rosalind Becker is the Program Associate for the Conservation and Medical Research programs. In this role, she helps to manage the administrative and strategic components of grantmaking to the Trust’s place-based conservation projects in Mexico, Ecuador, and Madagascar as well as basic medical research projects.
Before joining the Trust, Rosalind was the Field Coordinator at San Francisco Baykeeper, where she managed on-the-water monitoring efforts, volunteer engagement and citizen science programs. She also advocated for protective water-related policies at the federal, state and municipal levels. Rosalind has worked as an environmental biologist at Carr Research Laboratory, a Boston-area environmental consulting firm, and she participated in a biodiversity study of the Boston Harbor Islands with Harvard University and the National Park Service.
Rosalind holds an M.S. in biology from Fordham University, where she studied changing patterns of biodiversity in New York City area forests. She also holds a B.A. in biology and environmental science from Colby College in Waterville, ME.