Leslie León

Communications Officer

Leslie is galapagos native committed to caring for her environment and passionate about her profession. She studied social communication at the Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja and has worked in the field of communication since she was 19 years old. She has worked in the media and communication areas of several institutions in the province for more than 10 years. She joined the Communication team as a volunteer from September to December 2020. In January 2021 she joins the Charles Darwin Foundation as part of the Staff with the position of Communication Officer.

Among her main activities within the CDF are the elaboration of press releases, content for our website and social networks.

Articles

In Galapagos, the Coastal Fisheries Initiative - Challenge Fund project presented its results

Press release.- The Charles Darwin Foundation's Inspiration Complex, hosted approximately forty people, during the closing ceremony for the Coastal Fisheries Initiative - Challenge Fund Ecuador...

CDF strengthens ties with Ecuadorian Embassy in the U.S.

The Board of Directors of the Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos Islands and the Ambassador of the Republic of Ecuador to the United States, Ivonne A-Baki, held a meeting to strengthen ties...

Charles Darwin Research Station, Venue of the Second Galapagos-Israel International Symposium

Over the course of the 7th and 8th of February 2022 and situated in the Inspiration Complex of the Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF), the Second International Symposium “Galapagos-Israel,...

Annual Report 2020 summarizes the support provided during the COVID19 health emergency

A year of challenges is summarized in our annual report 2020 that we have prepared for our readers. Challenges that, thanks to the commitment of all of us at the Charles Darwin Foundation, we were...

Isabeleño benefiting from our CDF scholarship program

Abraham Bonilla, a 24-year-old from Galapagos, came to the Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF) by chance as he’d seen an advertisement for our scholarship program Fernando Ortiz Crespo. He decided to...

New Galapagos Marine Reserve, Hermandad, established!

On January 14, 2022, in a ceremony attended by Guillermo Lasso, President of Ecuador; Iván Duque, President of Colombia; Bill Clinton, former President of the United States; and other authorities, a...

December: we are gearing up for the Christmas Bird Count

We are ready to start our 2021 Christmas Bird Count. Annually, in December, the Charles Darwin Foundation prepares a citizen science activity that helps to know the status of populations of landbird...

The Charles Darwin Foundation Celebrates its 50th General Assembly Meeting

Press release.- The 50th General Assembly meeting of the Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos Islands (CDF) was held at the recently inaugurated Inspiration Complex from November 8th to 9th,...

Galapagos welcomes a new Marine Research Center

Press release.- On Sunday, November 7, we inaugurated the new Marine Research Center of the Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF). The Inspiration Complex is a renovated space located in what was formerly...

Shark-ambassadors lead microplastic cleanup with the European Union

Ambassadors and diplomats from the European Union, with representation in Ecuador and the region visited Santa Cruz, to hold working meetings with several state organizations and institutions and to...

Graduation of entrepreneurs and launching of the Entrepreneurship Community

On the 2nd of June to the 1st of July 2021, the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp was held, within the Coastal Fisheries Initiative – Challenge Fund Ecuador, a project implemented by the World Bank with the...

Marine Invasive Species Project presented at World Conservation Congress

The Charles Darwin Foundation is participating in the IUCN World Conservation Congress with the session titled Bioinvasions in the Eastern Tropical Pacific and the Galapagos Islands: a biosafety...

“Our Roots”, Isabela Island’s first tradional recipe book, was launched

With approximately 60 people in attendance, the Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF) officially launched the first "Nuestras Raíces" (Our Roots) cookbook of traditional dishes from Isabela Island. The...

Santa Cruz community attends Charles Darwin Research Station’s Open House

The Charles Darwin Foundation's (CDF) 62nd anniversary Open House was a total success. Approximately 500 people visited the Research Station's facilities to learn more about the ongoing projects...

We open our doors to celebrate 62 years of CDF life

The Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF) is preparing to welcome the Galapagos community to its 2021 Open House to commemorate our 62 years of institutional life. The Open House will have limited...

Shark Ambassadors, custodians of Galapagos and guardians of conservation.

Enthusiasm, positive energy and good attitude are the most obvious characteristics that I notice when looking at the youths who are part of the "Shark Ambassadors", the Science Club of the Charles...

Counting the birds, for the love of Galapagos!

December arrives and is synonymous with birds, because in this month each year, the Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF) in collaboration with other institutions holds the "Christmas Bird Count". But,...

Youth-Environment-Science: CDF Shark Ambassadors Galapagos and ICARUS-Ambassadors of MaxCine Germany began a virtual exchange.

The Charles Darwin Foundation's Education and Community Outreach Program (ECO Program) and the Communication and Outreach Center "MaxCine" of the Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior have been...

Galapagos, Hope for the Future: A Documentary that Highlights the Hard Work for the Conservation of the Archipelago

A documentary, Galapagos, Hope for the Future, was released on December 12th, 2019 at the Teatro Capitol in Quito, as part of the celebration of the sixtieth anniversary of the Charles Darwin...

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