Alma “Rosie” Sanchez is a Latina activist with roots in Coalcoman, Michoacan Mexico and Guatemala City, Guatemala. Rosie has dedicated her personal and professional life to conservation, environmental activism, and community engagement. As the Colorado Organizer, Rosie works to empower Colorado communities, uplifting principles of equity and inclusion supporting our wildlife, wild places, wild rivers, and climate and energy work across the state. A graduate of Oregon State University with a Bachelor of Science in fisheries and wildlife sciences specializing in conservation biology, Rosie’s activism includes wildlife rehabilitation and spearheading the campaign to reintroduce wolves in Colorado, as well as holding multiple leadership roles within the Latino conservation community. When she’s not rabble-rousing, you can find Rosie birding, learning how to rock climb, or hiking the 17 million acres of public lands in Colorado with her dog, Rascal.