“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

May 25, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT

In order to dismantle the systems of oppression that exist in the world we must face the systems of oppression that live within us. This requires heartfulness, mindfulness, and the cultivation of internal peace. Practicing mindfulness supports us in our commitment to drive racial justice and social equity, which is in turn central to Just Transition. 

May 30, 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.

June 4, 9:45 pm EDT - June 7, 9:45 pm EDT

Hosted annually by River Network, River Rally provides an inspiring and energy-infused touchpoint for nonprofit groups from across the US and beyond, as well as for agency and foundation representatives, industry innovators, philanthropists, academics, students, and community leaders.

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The DDCSP Alumni Council is a group of 8 alumni who will serve in leadership and coordinating positions to advance the ideas and projects that emerge from the DDCSP Alumni community. These are PAID positions. Applications are now open! 

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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