Sharon Dewar

Sharon is a U.S. Navy veteran, holds a master’s degree in communications management, undergraduate degree in psychology and has worked in public relations and journalism for more than two decades. Her passion for wildlife and nature conservation led her to a career working with zoological professionals at San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance and Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago. Today, she is an award-winning communications consultant at Public Communications Inc. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the national chimpanzee sanctuary, Chimp Haven.
Wendy Gorton holds a master’s degree in learning technologies and is a former classroom teacher. As part of her quest to bring science education alive, she worked as a National Geographic Fellow in Australia researching Tasmanian devils, a PolarTREC teacher researcher in archaeology in Alaska, an Earthwatch teacher fellow in the Bahamas and New Orleans, and a GoNorth! teacher explorer studying climate change via dogsled in Finland, Norway, and Sweden. Today, she is a global education consultant who has traveled to more than fifty countries to design programs, build communities, and inspire other educators to do the same. 
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