Maria Azhunova, 2020 Bright Environmental Award recipient

Maria Azhunova, director-elect of the Conservancy’s Land of Snow Leopard Network and executive director of the Baikal Buryat Center of Indigenous Cultures, was the 2020 recipient of Stanford’s Bright Environmental Award, which recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions in environmental preservation and sustainability from one of ten rotating regions, South Asia, the Middle East; West Asia; Africa; Europe; South America; and North America.