10 Jan '18, 10pm

Two friends passionate about conservation will take on Capitol Hill for Lobby Day 2018

Laura Miller dubs herself shy while Tiffany Jones is decidedly outgoing. This contrast in personality—combined with a shared interest in conservation—makes them a stronger team. The two 30-something friends from Dallas, Texas, serve as Panda Ambassadors, helping WWF advocate for conservation-focused goals at crucial moments and educating others about wildlife and wild places. Together they’ve played on their strengths to send a stronger message, including speaking to a third-grade classroom about wildlife protection. Miller took the lead on pulling together the necessary research, while Jones managed the visual and storytelling portion of the presentation. “We were both able to use our strengths and our talents,” Miller said. “Combining them really helps amplify the message.” They first met at a social event in 2014. Six months later, they bumped into one another again and...

Full article: https://www.worldwildlife.org/stories/two-friends-passion...

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