Wild Innovator Award

Wild Innovator Award

Wild Innovator Award 2021: Krithi first Indian and Asian woman to get the award

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Dr. Krithi K Karanth, has been chosen as the first the first Indian and Asian woman for for the 2021 ” Wild Innovator Award “.

  • Krithi is the Chief Conservation Scientist and Director at Bangaluru based Centre for Wildlife Studies ( CWS ).

The award is given by the ‘ Wild ELEMENTS Foundation ‘.

The other winners are :

  • Richell Thomas ( USA )
  • Abigail Williams and Jayne Goss ( United Kingdom )
  • Erika Allen and Laurell Sims ( USA )
  • AnnaSophia Robb
  • Genesis Butler ( USA )
  • Sheila Funnell ( Kenya )
  • Rosamira Guillen ( Colombia )
  • Reason Kantai Duff ( Kenya )
  • Dr. Adriana Verges ( Austrlia )
  • Dominique Goncalves ( Mozambique )
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About WILD ELEMENTS Foundation :

  • The foundation has partnered with ‘ WILD Innovators ‘ and ‘ WILD Advocates ‘.
  • Identifying the interconnectedness of animal kind, human kind and plant kind is the specific approach of the foundation in addressing climate change.
  • The foundation is planning to invest about $ 3 million in sustainability and conservation organizations.
  • It will invest at least $ 10 million by 2030 in Sustainable Development Goals ( SDGs ).

Important takeaways of Centre for Wildlife Studies :

  • Formation : 1984
  • Headquarters : Bangalore, Karnataka
  • Director : UllasKaranth
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Reference : https://m.economictimes.com/magazines/panache/krithi-karanth-becomes-first-indian-woman-to-get-wild-innovator-award/articleshow/82286456.cms

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