Debra Erickson is President of the Worldwide… Read More
Debra Erickson is President of the Worldwide Zoo Educators Association. She is also the Promoting Director for San Diego Zoo Global, Government Director of Atlantis Blue Project Basis and Accreditation Chair for Atlantis, Paradise Island. She has been in the conservation, interpretation, advertising, communications, and education fields for 30 many years and has labored for the San Diego Zoo, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, Atlantis, Paradise Island, Atlantis, The Palm, SeaWorld San Diego, SeaWorld Orlando, S.E.A. Aquarium and Dolphin Island.
Debra has held a broad assortment of positions in the education and interpretation industry such as Training Director at San Diego Zoo Safari Park, SeaWorld Orlando, and Atlantis, Paradise Island. She has created interpretive options for a vast wide range of displays such as Manatees: The Previous Era, Wild Arctic, and Tiger Path which have all gained the American Association of Zoos and Aquariums Major Exhibit Honors award. At present she is top the energy to supply San Diego Zoo Young ones, a 24-hour, business-free of charge tv channel, to 300 children’s hospitals and Ronald McDonald Residences around the globe.
Owning worked in around 40 nations through her occupation and observing the problems that numerous developing countries face, Debra has a keen commitment to conservation. She labored as Executive Director and Conservation Director for Orangutan Foundation Worldwide and was accountable for producing and applying the conservation prepare for Tanjung Puting Countrywide Park. Debra proceeds her conservation perform by means of the Atlantis Blue Undertaking Foundation in which she cash maritime conservation initiatives and mentors conservationists in the field.
Debra received her B.A. in Biology from Scripps Higher education and her M.A. in Educational Technological know-how from San Diego State College.