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Izzy Phillips
  • Seattle, WA
  • United States
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What is your name?
Izzy
What is your job title?
Communications Intern
What organisation do you work for?
JRS Biodiversity Foundation
Website
jrsbiodiversity.org
What aspects of biodiversity are you most interested in?
Access and benefit sharing, Biodiversity targets, Biotechnology, Communicating biodiversity, Ecosystem services, Education, Taxonomy
What languages do you speak?
English, French (proficient)
Please use this section to introduce yourself in more detail, adding any other relevant information not included in your previous answers. The site administrator will use this answer to decide whether to approve your membership
I am a recent graduate of the University of Washington with a BA in Communication. I have been working at the JRS Biodiversity Foundation since September 2013, managing JRS’ social media and actting as JRS’ point of contact for grantee communications. I have developed press releases and website content in partnership with JRS grantees.

Izzy Phillips's Blog

JRS Announces Five New Grant Awards for Access to Biodiversity Data

SEATTLE, Washington -- August 12, 2014 -- The JRS Biodiversity Foundation today announced the five grant recipients from its January 2014 call for innovative grant proposals in the field of biodiversity informatics. These grants cover diverse approaches to collecting and creating access to biodiversity knowledge and underscore the foundation's commitment to advancing biodiversity informatics, investment in sub-Saharan Africa, and to capacity building to increase knowledge of…

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Posted on August 13, 2014 at 18:52

JRS Announces Two New Grants to Support Biodiversity Information in Africa

SEATTLE, August 8, 2014 -- The JRS Biodiversity Foundation is pleased to announce the funding of two new awards that expand upon the outstanding work of two previous grants. JRS awards funding to the Université d'Abomey-Calavi (Benin) and to Tulane University (USA) to continue important work in the foundation's focus region of Africa.  "JRS is excited to extend our partnerships and capacity building in Africa through the continued development of Benin's biodiversity information portal and by…

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Posted on August 13, 2014 at 18:51

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