Vanessa Maldonado Olivas
Agency: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Program: Directorate Resource Assistant Fellows Program (DFP)
Location: Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge
Intern Year(s): 2021

Vanessa Maldonado Olivas

Vanessa Maldonado Olivas is a student at Northern Arizona University, Vanessa Maldonado double majoring in Environmental Science with an emphasis in Administration and Policy and Spanish. Previously, Vanessa did undergraduate research where she studied the complexities of water as an economic good under a neoliberal market. Also, Vanessa previously interned at The Wilderness Society where she helped with the 30x30 campaign in Arizona, that focused on promoting public land and water protection by 2030. Vanessa plans to graduate from Northern Arizona University with the Honors College May 2022.

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