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Dekila Chungyalpa

Dekila Chungyalpa, Associate Research Scientist at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies (and McCluskey Fellowship awardee) is an influential environmental leader and pioneer in bridging the worlds of religion and conservation. Born in Sikkim, Dekila has over 15 years’ experience in conservation work, starting in her own Himalayan region, then launching the World Wildlife Fund’s Sacred Earth initiative, which seeks to create faith-based environmental stewardship across the world.