Cristina Tófoli is a Brazilian wildlife conservationist. She has been working with wildlife conservation since 2000. In 2004, she joined IPÊ – Instituto de Pesquisas Ecológicas (Institute for Ecological Research) staff, at Tapir Conservation Project, where she developed her Master dissertation. From 2007 to 2009 she co-coordinated the project Do corridors work? – Mammals monitoring at Pontal do Paranapanema fragmented landscape. In 2009, Cristina moved to the Amazon for strengthening the team and adding her conservation biology skills to the multidisciplinary team of IPÊ in the Amazonian Forest. Since then she has been responsible for coordinating the Amazonian Manatee Conservation Project. This project is important for increasing the scientific knowledge of the manatees and for the implementation of a broader conservation program of IPÊ in the lower Rio Negro region, including other species and local communities. She has published three scientific articles and 12 abstracts in proceedings from Brazilian and international conferences. In 2010, Cristina won the Future Conservationist Award, by the Conservation Leadership Programme.