Debra Erickson is President of the Intercontinental… Read More
Debra Erickson is President of the Global Zoo Educators Affiliation. She is also the Internet marketing Director for San Diego Zoo World wide, Government Director of Atlantis Blue Venture Basis and Accreditation Chair for Atlantis, Paradise Island. She has been in the conservation, interpretation, marketing, communications, and education and learning fields for 30 years and has worked for the San Diego Zoo, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, Atlantis, Paradise Island, Atlantis, The Palm, SeaWorld San Diego, SeaWorld Orlando, S.E.A. Aquarium and Dolphin Island.
Debra has held a vast wide range of positions in the schooling and interpretation field which includes Instruction Director at San Diego Zoo Safari Park, SeaWorld Orlando, and Atlantis, Paradise Island. She has developed interpretive designs for a extensive wide range of exhibits such as Manatees: The Final Generation, Wild Arctic, and Tiger Path which have all won the American Affiliation of Zoos and Aquariums Best Exhibit Honors award. Presently she is foremost the energy to provide San Diego Zoo Youngsters, a 24-hour, commercial-totally free tv channel, to 300 children’s hospitals and Ronald McDonald Houses about the planet.
Getting labored in in excess of 40 countries in the course of her occupation and looking at the difficulties that several acquiring nations around the world experience, Debra has a keen motivation to conservation. She worked as Government Director and Conservation Director for Orangutan Foundation International and was accountable for producing and utilizing the conservation plan for Tanjung Puting National Park. Debra proceeds her conservation work as a result of the Atlantis Blue Task Foundation wherever she money marine conservation assignments and mentors conservationists in the area.
Debra been given her B.A. in Biology from Scripps College or university and her M.A. in Academic Technological know-how from San Diego Condition University.