Global environmental ambassadors discuss the impact of Berkeley's unique leadership program

September 25, 2007
The Beahrs Environmental Leadership Program ( offers a unique learning opportunity for environmental professionals from around the world to gain expertise, enhance skills and broaden perspectives on environmental and natural resource management and leadership.

Three recent participants in CNR's Beahrs Environmental Leadership Program recently sat down to discuss the environmental challenges they face in their home countries, and the impact they hope their Berkeley summer session will have on their work.


Alifah Sri Lastari

Alifah Sri Lastari,

Tahir Rasheed

Tahi Rasheed,

Emmanuel Wirsiy

Emmanuel Wirsiy,

Established in August 2000 with seed funding from UC Berkeley alumni Carolyn and Richard Beahrs, the ELP offers an annual 3-week summer certificate course in Sustainable Environmental Management at UC Berkeley, and coordinates an active and growing Alumni Network. The ELP also supports post-training collaborative projects with alumni through its Small Grants Initiative.