About Lexi Tuddenham
Lexi is an advocate for public health and the environment, social justice, and community-based conservation. Since obtaining degrees in biology and environmental management from Harvard and Yale, Lexi has been professionally engaged in building healthy relationships between people and their environment for over 15 years.
She has lived in China, where she worked for the Center for Biodiversity and Indigenous Knowledge; Nepal, where she worked on alternative livelihood strategies in mountain villages for the dZi Foundation; and Alaska, where she did environmental anthropological research on the Pebble Mine
From 2016 to 2021 she served as the Executive Director of Sheep Mountain Alliance, a mountain west conservation organization based out of Telluride, CO.
She has volunteered as an EMT for ten years and has been on the screening committee for the Telluride Mountainfilm festival for the last 8 years. She previously volunteered as an instructor/guide for an adaptive sports program and took regular hotline shifts as an advocate for a domestic violence and sexual assault resource organization.
In her free time she spends as much time outdoors as possible, hiking, climbing skiing, and camping with friends, family, and her dog Tilly. She loves to dance bake, cook, and spend time with her son Martin.