Robyn is a zoological manager at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. In this role she leads a phenomenal team tasked with providing excellent animal welfare and inspiring conservation action for a variety of African species. Robyn partners with leadership across zoological institutions for cooperative collection planning, conservation, and research initiatives. She sits on the annual grant review committee for the Disney Conservation Fund, which has provided over $75 million to date for wildlife conservation projects around the world. Robyn earned her Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from The University of British Columbia, and a Masters in Zoology from Miami University. Her Masters research was focused on the impact of citizen science participation to engage and inspire zoo visitors. In her free time, Robyn leads citizen science trips to Baja for whale shark photo identification research, conducts local Florida butterfly surveys, and is an active member of the International Rhino Keepers Association.