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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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Fostering Synergy & Solving Global Challenges in Primate Education at the IPS Congress in Vietnam

On August 14th, educators and primatologists joined PEN for our symposium, panel discussion, workshop, and dinner reception at the International Primatological Society (IPS) Congress in Hanoi, Vietnam.  Our colleagues came together to share experiences, learn from each other, and collaboratively

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PEN Hosts Colombia Training Workshop in Primate Education

Primate Education Network (PEN) led a two-day training workshop entitled “Promoting Primate Conservation in Colombia Through Training and Collaboration in Education” on April 12th and 13th.  This training workshop was held at the Botanical Garden in Bogota, Colombia and supported

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Celebrating New Support For Regional Coordinators!

PEN is celebrating new support from the Born Free Foundation through the Primate Society of Great Britain.  This small grant will provide seed funding for PEN’s seven founding Regional Coordinators in Latin America, Africa, and Asia to communicate with and

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PEN Expands in Latin America and Indonesia

This month, PEN welcomed four new members to our team in Colombia, Mexico, Sumatra, and Java.  We are excited to build our presence and impact in areas of the world where we are already working in Latin America and Indonesia.

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Behind the Scenes at the National Zoo

Recently, Fanny Cornejo, PEN’s Regional Coordinator for Peru, Bolivia, and Ecuador, joined me in Washington, DC  to attend meetings with prospective partners, as well as participate in a behind-the-scenes tour at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo. Fanny and I visited the

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Special Opportunity – Join PEN as a Regional Coordinator!

Primate Education Network (PEN) is seeking candidates to serve as Regional Coordinators. Regional Coordinators are dedicated individuals who have agreed to support PEN’s mission by helping to build and sustain an extensive network of primate education projects and programs and educators

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