New York, NY - Brigitte Griswold is the Director of Youth Programs for the Nature Conservancy of New York, where she oversees the Conservancy’s first regional urban youth employment initiative. Since 2003, she has increased program capacity and funding to provide twice as many underserved youth with green jobs in nine states across the Northeast. Brigitte serves on the Diversity Councils of the Land Trust Alliance and The North American Association for Environmental Education, and is a member of the Diversity Steering Committee of the Nature Conservancy. She leads the Education Advisory Panel of The National Forum on Children & Nature and is a Regional Leader of the Children and Nature Network. Brigitte graduated from the University of South Carolina with a degree in English literature and lives in Brooklyn, New York.