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Employment History

Board Member
The Ocean Conservancy Inc

Newsweek Inc


Treasurer of the Board
Environmental Film Festival

Vice Chair, Island Press Thought Leaders Advisory Board
Rachel's Network

Active Member
Rachel's Network

Board Member
Convio Inc

Board Member
Fundacion Mbaracayu

The Natural Step

Le Musee

Board Member
Maryland/DC Chapter

Web References (39 Total References)

The Natural Step : About : Board

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Dane Nichols

Dane Nichols
Throughout her adult life, Dane Nichols has been a founder and supporter of forward thinking educational, humanitarian and environmental causes.A leader and contributor, she has maximized her position and resources to create positive changes locally, nationally, and internationally.She is most proud of her work with The Natural Step where she has served as Chairperson from 1998 to 2002 and remains on the Board of Directors.
Ms. Nichols spent fifteen years overseas, in the United States Foreign Service, fostering and managing relationships with key international figures in an effort to enhance the missions of the U.S. embassy, US Interests Section and US consulate wherever she served.Stationed with her family in Brazil, Belgium, Havana, Cuba and Paraguay, she moved successfully and comfortably among key players in the foreign policy and cultural arenas in all four countries and speaks Portuguese, French and Spanish.During her time abroad, Dane achieved many successes.In 1979, she co-founded Le Musee des Enfants in Brussels, the first children's museum in Europe.Working collaboratively with The Nature Conservancy and Fundacion Moises Bertoni in Paraguay, she successfully lobbied and supported the effort to create the United Nations Mbaracayu International Bio-Reserve, a 95,000-hectare sub-tropical Atlantic Rainforest.She is currently a board member for Fundacion Mbaracayu, which works to protect and expand the territory.
Her accomplishments at home in the United States include; participation and leadership in the establishment of The Lab School of Washington, a leader in the field of teaching learning disabled children.As Executive Director of the US Committee for Le Memorial museum, she worked during the mid-eighties, with French historians, museum designers and film-makers to help create a large museum and study center of the Second World War, in Caen, Normandy, France.She also served on the board of the Maryland/DC Chapter of The Nature Conservancy for six years from 1991-1997.She has acted as an independent consultant for The National Journal - Government Research Corporation and Glorious Foods.She has also worked as a researcher for Newsweek magazine.Ms. Nichols is a founding member of Rachel's Network, a group of women philanthropists supporting collective action on conservation and environmental issues.She is also Vice Chairman of the board of Island Press - Center for Resource Economics, a publishing house for environmental information.

Dane Nichols ...

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Dane Nichols

Ocean Conservancy: Our Board of Directors

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Ms. Dane Nichols Vice Chair

Rachel's Network | Our Leadership

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Dane Nichols

Dane Nichols
Co-Founder, The Natural Step - US; Former Vice Chair, Island Press Thought Leaders Advisory Board

Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital

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Dane Nichols

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