Hasita Bhammar is an Environmental Specialist with the Global Wildlife Program and the Amazon Sustainable Landscapes program in the World Bank’s Environment, Natural Resources, and Blue Economy global practice. She supports the coordination, knowledge management and communications between the global project and the national projects. Prior to joining the program, she worked as a project coordinator at the 2041 Foundation, an organization whose mission is to inspire youth to preserve Antarctica. She began her career in wildlife conservation at the age of 21 by setting up a tiger conservation program in the Pench Tiger Reserve in India. Hasita holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Management from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. An Indian national, Hasita has also worked on conservation issues in Nepal and Kenya. She has traveled to all seven continents and is passionate about engaging young people in wildlife conservation.