Alex Sinclair

Animal Conservation and Civil Discourse

Thursday, March 8

11:00 am-1:00 pm

Calit2 Auditorium


This event is open to all UC San Diego students, faculty, and staff. 
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Actress and animal rights activist, Shannon Elizabeth


Join us for a panel on animal rights, conservation and captivity with the winner of the 2018 Earl Warren Humanitarian Award Shannon Elizabeth, Hollywood actress and Celebrity Big Brother cast member and animal rights activist who currently works with endangered rhinos in South Africa through her charity, Animal Avengers, and her foundation, Rhino Review.

Actress and animal rights activist,
Shannon Elizabeth

The panel of animal experts also includes:

  • Dr. Shermin de Silva -  President & Founder, Trunks & Leaves, a non-profit for Asian Elephants
  • Prof. Pascal Gagneux - Departments of Pathology and Anthropology, UCSD
  • Prof. John Hildebrand - Scripps Whale Acoustic Lab, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD
  • Prof. Kaustuv Roy -  Section of Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution, UCSD
  • Dr. Oliver Ryder - Kleberg Endowed Director of Conservation Genetics, San Diego Zoo Global
  • Dr. Judy St. Leger, DVM - Vice President of Research & Science, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment 
  • Moderator Prof. Emily Roxworthy - Provost of Earl Warren College, UCSD

This event is hosted by Earl Warren College at the University of California San Diego, in collaboration with Sea World, The San Diego Zoo, and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

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