Interested in environmental rights and law? Join DC EcoWomen for an exciting mentor dinner with Carole Excell on Monday, February 24 from 7:00-9:00pm.* Carole is an environmental rights and legal expert with more than 15 years of experience promoting environmental rights and democracy. She is the Acting Director of the World Resources Institute's Environmental Democracy Practice and the Project Director for The Access Initiative, working on access to information, public participation and access to justice issues around the world. DC EcoWomen's Mentor Dinner series connects environmental leaders with our members and provides an opportunity to glean insights on different career paths in the environmental field. *Note:
DC restaurant location forthcoming; will be metro accessible. DC EcoWomen Mentor Dinners are open to all women, including members of the LGBTQ community and gender fluid individuals.
Mentor Dinner Speaker Biosketch: Carole Excell is the Acting Director of World Resources Institute's Environmental Democracy Practice and the Project Director for The Access Initiative, working on access to information, public participation and access to justice issues around the world. Previously she was the Coordinator for the Freedom of Information Unit of the Cayman Islands Government in charge of ensuring the development and effective implementation of the Cayman Islands Freedom of Information Law. She also worked with The Carter Center as Field Representative in Jamaica working on their Access to Information Project.
Carole is an Attorney-at-law with a LLB from the University of the West Indies and Certificate of Legal Education from the Norman Manley Law School, Mona. She has a Masters Degree in Environmental Law from the University of Aberdeen in Scotland. She has seven years working experience working for the Government of Jamaica on environmental and planning issues both at the Natural Resources Conservation Authority and then at its successor the National Environment and Planning Agency.