Kame Westerman

Kame Westerman is the Senior Gender Advisor at Conservation International, working across projects and programmes to promote practical and culturally appropriate ways to integrate gender considerations into field initiatives. Kame pioneered the organization’s gender programme, a cornerstone of Conservation International’s rights-based approach, and has established Conservation International as a leader in gender-integrated conservation. Her work involves skills-building for staff and partners, advising on project design and implementation, and supporting women in conservation leadership.