Safina Center Fellows

The world-class talents whom we hand-pick to join with us as Fellows are best-selling authors, Emmy-winning filmmakers, photographers, artists, and scientists whose work to solve pressing issues has already achieved international recognition.

To accelerate their transformative work, our Center helps enable Fellows to complete critical aspects of their projects such as travel, editing, or writing.

Safina Center Fellows work independently and collaboratively in North and South America, Africa, South Asia, Hawaii, the Canary Islands, the western Pacific, and beyond.

Current Safina Center Fellows are:

Additionally, we support two young people starting their early careers in conservation and the arts. These are our Safina Center “Kalpana Chawla ‘Launchpad’ Fellows,” which this year include:

(cover photo: Katarzyna Nowak in Utah’s Canyonlands. Photo courtesy: Katarzyna Nowak)