Amanda Zhang

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Yale College, 2021

Amanda, BF '21, is an undergraduate at Yale College studying Economics and Environmental Studies. She currently volunteers with a conservation non-profit (Kashmir World Foundation) that explores technological approaches to conservation and spent her past summer working at an energy startup (Virtual Peaker) that develops a distributed energy resource management system to optimize the grid. On campus, she is involved with the Yale Daily News Business Team, the Yale Undergraduate Consulting Group, Yale Danceworks, and the Asian American Cultural Center.

In her free time, Amanda enjoys dancing, singing along to Broadway hits, and photographing whatever wildlife she comes across. 

Authored Articles
So this panther walks into a bank...

(Courtesy Mark Conlin/Alamy, via the NRDC website.)

Species and Habitat Conservation Banking

*It should be noted that with the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, many conservation banks along with other conservation projects are facing uncertain futures because the pandemic has put a stress on current and future funding. For many years, conservationists, landowners, and developers have met at crossroads when handling cases of endangered...