Green Festival Speakers

Meryl Zendarski


Meryl Zendarski is an attorney who has experience working on conflict resolution, constitutional reform, and development in Liberia, Burma, Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Niger. Most recently, Meryl earned Masters of Arts in International Affairs from American University, School of International Service, where she specialized in international politics. For the past two years she has worked as a Consultant focusing on resource sovereignty in the Congo, and she is currently Chairman of the Board for the Maroantsetra Area Development Association (Madagascar) and a board member of Our Humanity in the Balance. She has also worked for social, political, and economic justice and empowerment for underserved communities in Madagascar, Washington, D.C., Haiti, and Appalachia. Meryl earned a J.D. from American University, Washington College of Law.