Former Staff of the Ramsar Convention Bureau
Carmen Elena Padilla Velasco
Ramsar Intern for the Neotropics
Honduras; Ramsar Intern 1998-1999
First became involved with the Convention when, with a group of other students in her university, she won approval for a Wetlands for the Future project for coordinating a workshop, held in March 1998, to educate high school students in Ramsar values. She has an environmental engineering degree from the Universidad Católica de Honduras.
[Carmen Padilla, right, with Anett Zellei, September 1998]