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Introducing the winners of PEN’s Storytelling Challenge Prize Contest!

We are proud to announce and congratulate the finalists of our Storytelling Challenge Prize Contest.  The winners are Aline Oliveira Santos, Maholy Ravaloharimanitra, and Swasti Mukti! They will be awarded $250 USD (with support from Primate Connections) for their primate education efforts.

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Strengthening Collaborative Learning & Partnerships in Colombian Primate Conservation Education

On December 4, 2014, Primate Education Network (PEN) partnered with the Asociación Primatologica Colombiana (APC) and Fundación Proyecto Titi to deliver our second workshop targeting regional needs in Colombian primate conservation education.  Our workshop was held at the Hotel Capilla

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Enter PEN’s Lessons Learned Challenge Prize Contest for a chance to win $250 USD!

Addressing a Global Need PEN’s 2014 Global Survey revealed that educators’ greatest need is to share challenges, lessons learned, and best practices.  To address this need, PEN (with support from our partner Eric Losh Illustration) is launching our first Challenge

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February Educator of the Month: Alexander Amasifuén Perez

Congratulations to Alexander Amasifuén Perez on being selected as PEN’s February Educator of the Month!  Special thanks to Antonio J. Bóveda Penalba for his nomination and blog submission. Alexander Amasifuén Perez is the Environmental Education Coordinator of Proyecto Mono Tocón,

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January Educator of the Month: Stella de la Torre

Congratulations to Stella de la Torre on being selected as PEN’s January Educator of the Month!  Special thanks to Fanny M. Cornejo for her nomination and blog submission.  Dr. Stella de la Torre is a leading primate researcher and conservationist in

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Voices from the Field: Xyomara Carretero-Pinzon

Listen to an exclusive Voices from the Field interview with Xyomara Carretero-Pinzon, PEN’s Regional Coordinator for Colombia, below.  Can you please tell our listeners your name, title, and affiliation? My name is Xyomara Carretero-Pinzon, Researcher in Colombian Orinoquia and PEN Regional

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Voices from the Field: Patricia Mie Matsuo

Listen to an exclusive Voices from the Field interview with Patricia Mie Matsuo, PEN’s Regional Coordinator for Brazil, below.  Can you please tell our listeners your name, title, and affiliation? My name is Patricia Mie Matsuo.  I am the Regional Coordinator

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August Educator of the Month: Johanna Vega

Congratulations to Johanna Vega on being selected as PEN’s August Educator of the Month!  Special thanks to Rosamira Guillen for her nomination and blog submission.  Johanna Vega is Proyecto Tití’s Head of Education. Johanna holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology

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Voices from the Field: Fanny M. Cornejo

Listen to an exclusive Voices from the Field interview with Fanny M. Cornejo, PEN’s former Regional Coordinator for Peru, Bolivia, and Ecuador below.  Can you please tell our listeners your name, title, and affiliation? My name is Fanny Cornejo and I

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April Educator of the Month: Lou Ann Dietz

Congratulations to Lou Ann Dietz on being selected as Primate Education Network’s (PEN) April Educator of the Month!  Special thanks to Patricia Mie Matsuo for her nomination and blog submission. Lou Ann Dietz has over 40 years of pioneering conservation

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