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Jennifer Goldman Wallis

March 10, 2022

Jennifer is a vice president of the Goldman Environmental Foundation. She started her career as a CPA in the audit practice at Ernst & Young and later created a mobile app to nudge users toward sustainable transportation decisions. During graduate school, Jennifer led the MBA Stanford Impact Fund’s Environment and Energy deal team. She also completed graduate summer internships in cleantech venture capital, sustainable forestry in Kenya, and environmental nonprofit work at the Rocky Mountain Institute. Jennifer has previously served as a board member of the Rainforest Connection and the Stern Grove Festival Association. She is currently a board member at the Lisa & Douglas Goldman Fund. Jennifer holds an MBA and an MS in Environment and Resources from Stanford University. She received a BS in Accounting with a minor in Psychology from the University of Southern California. Jennifer currently lives in San Diego with her husband and daughter.

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Prize Winners Today: Cambodian Elephant Conservation with Sereivathana Tuy


January 31, 2023 – By Ellen Lomonico

Uncle Elephant They call him “Uncle Elephant.” Determined, intelligent, and kind, Sereivathana Tuy (known as “Vathana”) is everything you’d want in an uncle. He’s an ex-park ranger, National Geographic Explorer, and, most importantly, a committed conservationist who has devoted his life to protecting elephants in Cambodia. We chatted with Vathana about winning the Goldman Prize…

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The 2023 Goldman Environmental Prize is Monday, April 24


January 10, 2023

The Goldman Environmental Prize is excited to share that the 2023 Prize winners will be announced on Monday, April 24. The Prize winners will be celebrated at live ceremonies to coincide with Earth Day: at the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco on Monday, April 24, and at the Eisenhower Theater at the John…

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Goldman Prize Executive Director Michael Sutton on Why We Should Support Grassroots Voices


January 3, 2023 – By Michael Sutton

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