Catherine Workman

National Geographic grantee, primatologist, and staff member Catherine Workman has dedicated her career to the protection of wildlife through research, the public understanding of conservation issues, and government action. Her work has spanned the globe—from studying critically-endangered langurs in northern Vietnam to developing collaborative strategies to stop the killing, trafficking, and demand for elephant ivory. Currently, Catherine is Senior Director, Wildlife for National Geographic, where she oversees the Society’s grants portfolio for wildlife research and conservation projects and works with the Society’s scientists, explorers and storytellers to help study and save creatures around the world.