Rosita Scarborough

Rosita Scarborough has 18 years of experience in numerous roles with The Nature Conservancy, having started her career as an Office Manager with a field-based program in Florida, becoming the first TNC employee to be permanently stationed in Africa and responsible for establishing our organizational infrastructure on the continent, and rising the ranks to become one of TNC’s senior leaders, where she currently serves as Deputy Director of the organization’s Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion function.

Rosita started her career with The Nature Conservancy right out of college and pursued her passion for conservation based on her life and experiences growing up in Kenya where her mom and aunt established a grassroots conservation movement centered around human rights, environmental advocacy and civic empowerment.

Her current role with the Conservancy entails directing and managing a significant segment of the Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion program including fundraising, assuring its capacity to effectively provide program resources to the global organization, including embedding best and next practices for a diverse and inclusive workforce and work climate.