Speak Up! features Jamie Rappaport Clark, Defenders in the Gulf

Jamie on boat Speak Up! – a program on WomensRadio – invites women, and also men, who “speak” to women in terms of their values, their goals and their strong sense of community, to address issues, opportunities and successes that need to be heard by a larger audience of women leaders.

This week, Speak Up! features Defenders’ executive vice president Jamie Rappaport Clark, highlighting Defenders’ response to the oil disaster and her experiences on the ground in the Gulf.

“The magnitude of this environmental disaster is unprecented,” Jamie told Pat Lynch of WomensRadio. “Those [oiled animals] that we are seeing, is just a microcosm of what’s being impacted.”

Click here to listen to the full interview and learn more about Jamie’s background, her time in the Gulf and impacts to wildlife in the region.

Jamie Rappaport Clark

, President and CEO

A former head of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Jamie’s lifelong commitment to wildlife and conservation led her to choose a career in wildlife biology. Jamie is recognized as a leading national expert on the Endangered Species Act and imperiled wildlife. Her leadership and expertise have helped defeat numerous efforts to destroy the Endangered Species Act.