Vice President Learning and Innovation
Woodland Park Zoo
Wei Ying leads the Learning & Innovation team at Woodland Park Zoo. She brings two decades of experience in interdisciplinary and multicultural conservation and education projects both nationally and internationally, and focuses on engaging diverse stakeholders in conservation to achieve measurable outcomes. She is committed to supporting inclusive discourses and socially just environmental policies; dismantling the systems of power and privilege in the conservation, science and environmental learning arenas.
Wei Ying has received multiple research fellowships and practitioner awards including an Andrew Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Environmental Communication, a Margaret Sheridan Community Learning Award, a Toyota-Audubon Conservation Leader Fellowship, and a Rhode Island Foundation Emerging Non-Profit Leader. She earned her MA and PhD in environmental studies from Brown University.
Monday, May 20
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM