Manager of Equity and Community Engagement
Gabrielle Roffe is the Manager of Equity and Community Engagement at Chesapeake Conservancy where she works in partnership with the National Park Service to promote inclusive stewardship in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Gabrielle leads initiatives focused on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice for the Conservancy. Prior to working at the Chesapeake Conservancy, Gabrielle worked with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service building urban partnerships and community engagement programs in Kansas City and Denver as well as with the National Aquarium in Baltimore. Gabrielle has expertise in the areas of partnership and capacity building, community engagement, and creative place making. She takes a multidisciplinary and intersectional approach to environmental issues and community outreach through nature, art, and storytelling to authentically build community. Gabrielle completed her MS in Environmental Science at Towson University and her BA at the University of Southern California. In her spare time she practices yoga, spends time with family, and goes for walks in her local Baltimore parks.