Carla Garcia Zendejas
Carla García Zendejas is a recognized environmental lawyer from the Baja California Peninsula. In the past twelve years she has achieved numerous successes in cases involving energy infrastructure, water pollution, environmental justice and development of government transparency legislation. An active member and supporter of E-LAW and the Waterkeeper Alliance, Ms. García Zendejas has provided activists with critical knowledge to fight ill-advised liquefied natural gas terminals -- not only on the Baja California peninsula, but also on the U.S. Pacific Coast and in Spain. As a Fulbright Scholar, she earned a Masters in Law from the Washington College of Law at American University. She is currently the Public Policy & Environmental Legislation Director at Defensa Ambiental del Noroeste.