Caroline Mitten has been working for World Wildlife Fund since 2000, and has been a Program Officer with the Species Conservation program since 2003. Before joining the Species team in 2001, she was a Research Assistant with the Environmental Education Department of WWF. Her current responsibilities include managing WWF’s African rhino and elephant conservation programs, as well as the Species Action Fund, a small grants fund for species conservation projects. Caroline received her master’s degree in environmental management from Yale University’s School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and her Bachelor’s in Anthropology from Franklin and Marshall College. Prior to her initial position with WWF, she worked for a landscape restoration consulting firm and focused on wetland mitigation.