2017 Fellows on a field trip during the month-long training program.—Kevin McCann, 2017 Fellow


282 Fellows

58 Countries

All 7 Continents

Christine Ageton

2007 Fellow

Senior Director of Fellowship at BALLE

Bellingham, WA 98225-8340
United States of America

Christine has extensive experience in national and international non-profit leadership, organizational development, program design, and facilitation. Currently, Christine provides oversight and strategic direction for all BALLE leadership and convening programs, including the BALLE Local Economy Leaders Fellowship, Community Foundation Circle and Investors Circle. She also runs leadership programs for Conservation Leadership Programme, via WCS, CI and Birdlife International. Previously, Christine designed and implemented programs in economic development (Clinton Foundation-Peru, Project Healthy Children -Kenya, Haiti), drinking water protection (New Mexico Rural Water Association), and conservation planning (IDB, World Bank –Belize, Honduras and Guatemala). Christine is also an instructor who has taught international development and conservation leadership (Conservation International & College of Santa Fe) and guided peer to peer learning for conservation professionals (Kinship Conservation Fellows Program). Christine received her Bachelor's degree from Skidmore College and holds two masters’ degrees from the University of New Mexico, in Community and Regional Planning and Latin American Studies.