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Britt Griswold <[log in to unmask]>
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Thu, 25 Feb 2016 14:48:47 -0500
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GNSI-DC's Wed. March 16, 2016 meeting will present:

CONSERVATION ADVOCACY MEDIA: Bridging the gap between science and art ( a preview of her 
latest film.)

Katie Schuler will discuss the challenges and successes in communicating complex science and 
advocating for wildlife through different forms of visual media. Katie is Head of Production and 
Founder of Coral and Oak Studios: a unique production company dedicated to telling stories that 
educate and inspire audiences to engage with the creatures, people and world around them. Part 
photographer, videographer and artist, Katie works at the nexus between art, entrepreneurship, 
community development and conservation. She will conclude her presentation by previewing her 
upcoming film: "I'll have the number 32 with Special Sauce: The afterlife of a Pangolin" Duration: 
12 minutes.

Katie Schuler has traveled to over 22 countries across six continents documenting wildlife and their 
habitats. As an artist and producer, she has led outreach efforts to vulnerable communities and 
undereducated youth, both at home and abroad. Katie’s clients include National Geographic, The 
Smithsonian Institute, Conservation International, Woods Hole Oceanographic and PBS. Katie is a 
graduate of the Corcoran College of Art and Design, and a recipient of the prestigious Koenig Trust 
Scholarship. In 2015, she received the Henry Luce Fellowship and spent the last year in the 
Philippines collaborating with scientists and conservation NGO's on various art and storytelling 
projects. She currently lives and works in Washington DC.

View images here:

Smithsonian Natural History Museum
10th St. & Constitution Ave., Washington, DC.
Room WG-33 (1st Floor, West Wing)

All visitors must wait for an escort in the Constitution Avenue lobby between 5:30 and 6:10 p.m. 
(about every 15 minutes)

— 5:30 p.m. for snacks and socializing (Please bring a food item to share, or $3.00 for the donation 
— 6:00 p.m. Business and announcements
— 6:10 p.m. (approx.) Presentation begins

If you would like to park in the museum lot**, also email Alice Tangerini ([log in to unmask]) with 
your name.
** BRING A COPY OF THIS INVITATION WITH YOU!!** to show at the guard house.
The security at the museum has been increased and you will need to be on Alice's list to park at, or 
after, 5:00 p.m.

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