Green Festival Speakers

Leila Salazar-Lopez



Leila is the Program Director at Amazon Watch overseeing its programs and campaigns to defend the Amazon and advance indigenous rights. She has over 15 years of experience working on international campaigns to defend the world's rainforests, in particular in the Amazon and Indonesia. Previously she was the Director of Rainforest Action Network's Rainforest Agribusiness Campaign and the coordinator of Amazon Watch's Clean Up Ecuador Campaign. She has also worked as an organizer at Global Exchange, an international human rights organization, and is a graduate of Green Corps, the training school for environmental leaders. She is a native Spanish speaker and a proud mother of two.