Leading The Future: Yolanda Kakabadse

On April 30, 2012, in In the News, by charlalord

Yolanda Kakabadse, Walker School 2012 Global Leader in Residence

Activist and global leader Yolanda Kakabadse says defending the environment is a passion which started to burn in her while she was in her 20’s. 30 years later her passion has taken her around the world from serving as the Minister of Environment for the Republic of Ecuador to the presidency of the World Conservation Union, from board membership for the World Resource Institute to a co-chairmanship for the Environmental Sustainability Task Force of the United Nations’ Millennium Project. In January 2010 Ms. Kakabadse became president of World Wildlife Fund (WWF) International, a position that only solidified her status as one of the most prominent environmental leaders of our time.

In April 2012 she joined us at Webster University as the 2012 Global Leader in Residence for the Walker School of Business and shared her expertise with us and our world.