Chief Executive Officer - San Diego Youth Services
Walter Philips has been at the helm of San Diego Youth Services as its Chief Executive Officer since July of 2000. The agency is a major provider of comprehensive services for homeless, abused and at-risk youth, their families and communities. ... Read more about Walter Phillips
Ruth Bruland is Executive Director of St. Vincent de Paul Village www.svdpv.org/ and a Vice President of Father Joe's Villages. She began working with Father Joe's Villages in 1998, as Executive Director of Las Vegas' MASH Village. Prior to that she was the founding director of an interfaith emergency shelter for families. ... Read more about Ruth Bruland
Director, International House at University of California, San Diego
International activities have included working for the UN World Health Organization (WHO) in Nepal (for polio eradication) and as an administrator for international non-profits. Humanitarian aid activities include maternal and child health, child survival, food security and food aid, water and sanitation, medical training, infectious disease, immunization, HIV/AIDS, and disaster relief and reconstruction in over 20 countries. ... Read more about Henri Migala
As the climate changes, some parts of the world will become more hospitable to malaria, putting more people at risk, but large uncertainties still loom over the models making these forecasts, according to a new study.
A quarter of the world’s sharks and rays are threatened with extinction according to The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™, with ray species found to be at a higher risk than sharks. The findings are part of the first ever global analysis of these species carried out by the IUCN Shark Specialist Group (SSG).... Read more about A quarter of sharks and rays threatened with extinction