“I want us to eventually be a strong network of peers and leaders in our fields. I want our reputation to be that we lift each other up (and all people, regardless of if they're DDCSP alums or not), always have each other's backs and we're all really good at what we do." ~Dyaami D'Orazio DDCSP UW Alumni


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Scholars reflect cross-cultural backgrounds and perspectives, and come from as far as the islands of Hawaii to the rocky coastlines of Maine.

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Upcoming Events

August 8, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

Disability Justice (DJ) is a phrase and framework essential for all of us! The first part of this course offers an overview of the principles and tenants that create DJ.

August 11, 2:30 pm EDT

Join us to experience the wonders of the cosmos during what is often called the best meteor shower in our region!

August 23, 2:15 pm EDT - August 27, 2:15 pm EDT

In music, a jam is a creative, live gathering of musicians who together spontaneously create a new sound, where the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Like that, YES! Jams are places where diverse leaders and visionaries bring together their passions, openness, and unique perspectives. In spontaneous connection, we weave layers of experience, wisdom, heart, and spirit to create some real magic.

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Happy Pride Month, beautiful alumni! Below are some resources shared by the NDN Collective newsletter.  

Digital Library

The Digital Library is a collection of Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program (DDCSP) alumni contributions as well as contributors outside of the network. Here you will find archived digital programming and other digital media. Filter by media type and topic. If you are DDCSP alumni, you have the ability to add digital media to the collection. If you are outside of the network and would like to contribute, please contact us.

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