The Advisory Committee of the Euan P. McFarlane Environmental Leadership Award of the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) has chosen Alexandra Pierre of Haiti to get the 2019 McFarlane Award in acknowledgement of her significant work as a devoted and energetic hippie.
Pierre was chosen from a field of 10 assignments that likewise included people from Barbados, Curacao, Dominican Republic, Nevis and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Beneficiaries of the McFarlane Award are perceived as people who have put forth a concentrated effort to the conservation of the natural or fabricated condition in the separate Caribbean and whose profession or side interest exhibits gratefulness and backing for the progression of natural stewardship and adjusted advancement in the Caribbean.
The board of trustees accepts that the introduction of the honour to Pierre will feature the significance of preservation endeavours in Haiti and the job that fearless and devoted people play.
She was assigned by a partner, who featured her commitment with an assortment of common society associations and universal offices, her initiative of CYEN (Caribbean Youth Environment Network) and Reef Check in Haiti and her accomplishments that have connected fieldwork with arrangement making.
Pierre has held a few situations at the Haitian Ministry of Environment, speaking to the service before specialised and budgetary accomplices, including The Nature Conservancy, the Caribbean Biodiversity Fund and liaising for the advancement of a blue economy and usage of helpful activities for the preservation of amphibian assets in Haiti. She is presently a ranking staff part for the Directorate of River Basins at the Ministry, where she serves on a board of trustees accountable for assessing recommendations for the exchange of shark DNA to an American research facility.
The preservationist is a modeller engineer with twofold experts in condition and training, a confirmed eco-jumper, a perceived Haitian youth pioneer and a natural correspondent for the online news source “Motivation.” She likewise has plans to enter a PhD program in marine preservation. Continue reading