California

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America's Teaching Zoo

Instructor, Exotic Animal Training & Management

Gary Mui

Chinese American

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California Academy of Sciences / Steinhart Aquarium

Dive Operations Manager & Diving Safety Officer

Mauritius Bell

Black

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California Science Center

Director of Husbandry

Misha Body

Chinese/ White

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Fresno Chaffee Zoo

Chief Conservation Education Officer

Dean Watanabe

Japanese / White

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Happy Hollow Zoo

Senior Zoo Keeper

Nathan Andrews

Multiracial (Black/ Japanese/ White)

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Los Angeles Zoo

Curator of Education

Rosalio Rubio, Jr.

Mexican-American (Chicano)

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Oakland Zoo

Education Program Manager (Curriculum Development)

Ashley Terry

Multiracial (African American, European American, Native American)

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Sacramento Zoo

Animal Keeper, Primates & Carnivores

Anela Medeiros

Biracial (Native Hawaiian/ White)

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Safari West

Lead Primate Keeper

Camille Walters

Filipino

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San Diego Zoo

Educator Guide

Marcel Lammey

Black

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San Diego Zoo

Lead Wildlife Specialist- Elephant Odyssey

Thomas Reid

African American

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San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Veterinarian (Resident)

Geoffrey (Rob) Browning

Korean

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America's Teaching Zoo

Registered Veterinary Technician

Lauren Nickerson

African American

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California Academy of Sciences / Steinhart Aquarium

Senior Biologist

Steven Yong

Chinese

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Charles Paddock Zoo

Lead Animal Keeper and RVT

Flavia Parotti

Brazilian

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Fresno Chaffee Zoo

Conservation Interpreter Presenter

Mayra Chavez

Hispanic

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Los Angeles Zoo

Animal Keeper, Birds

Kimberly Garcia

Hispanic

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Monterey Bay Aquarium

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and Internship Program Manager

Edward Allen

Black

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Oakland Zoo

Animal Keeper

Eunice Hui

Chinese

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Sacramento Zoo

Animal Keeper

Jennifer Halbert

Biracial (Irish/ Japanese)

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San Diego Zoo

Senior Wildlife Care Specialist

Alex Duran

Mexican

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San Diego Zoo

Wildlife Care Specialist & Ambassador

Marco Polo Preciado Wendt

Latinx / Chicano

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San Diego Zoo

Veterinary Technician

Victor Olivares

Latino/ Chicano

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SeaWorld San Diego

Pathology Technician

Ariel Carter

Biracial (Black/ White)

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America's Teaching Zoo at Moorpark College

Zoo Development Coordinator

Mara Rodriguez

Mexican American

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California Science Center

Aquarist

Albert Chang

Hmong (Asian American)

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Fresno Chaffee Zoo

Deputy Director, Chief Operating Officer

Amos Morris

African American

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Happy Hollow Park & Zoo

Zookeeper

Bryan Jeung

Biracial (Chinese/ White)

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Los Angeles Zoo

Curator of Equity Initiatives

Rachel Helfing

Biracial (African American/ Jewish)

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Monterey Bay Aquarium

Chief Human Resources Officer

Teresa Merry

Black

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Oakland Zoo

Marketing Associate

Isabella Linares

Puerto Rican

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Sacramento Zoo

Chief Operating Officer

Robert Churchill

African American

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San Diego Zoo

Population Biologist

Asako Navarro

Japanese

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San Diego Zoo

Wildlife Care Associate- Behavior Dept.

Max Hammond

Latino

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San Diego Zoo

Research Coordinator

Victoria Dunch

Mexican- American