Thrive 2014




Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Downtown Seattle Sheraton Hotel at 1400 6th Avenue 

7:00 a.m. Registration 
7:30 a.m. Program Begins 
9:00 a.m. Event Concludes

2015 Event Chairs: Dino DeVita & Matt Rosauer

Join Thrive Co-chairs, Dino DeVita and Matt Rosauer, along with Woodland Park Zoo President and CEO, Dr. Deborah Jensen, for breakfast to learn how our zoo is making strides toward protecting animals and their habitats around the world.

Featuring Guest Speakers;
Cheryl Knott, Co-founder of Gunung Palung Orangutan Conservation Program and
Tim Laman, National Geographic Photographer

Guest speaker Dr. Cheryl Knott is the director and co-founder of the Gunung Palung Orangutan Conservation Program in Indonesia. Knott and her team use cutting edge scientific techniques to investigate all aspects of orangutan life in order to better understand how to preserve this endangered species in the wild. Knott’s ongoing study is the longest running study of wild orangutans in existence and her collective research is one of the most extensive data sets on these great apes in the entire world.

Joining Cheryl is her husband, Dr. Tim Laman, a National Geographic photographer for over 18 years. Tim’s travels with his wife Cheryl and his own pioneering research in the rain forest canopies of Borneo have led to some of the most striking pictures we have of the planet's most challenging and endangered subjects. Tim firmly believes that spreading awareness of these beautiful creatures through photography can make a real difference in conservation.

To RSVP, contact Lauren Menor at or 206.548.2422
$150 suggested minimum donation

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For more information, please contact:

Katie Klump, Thrive Manager

206.548.2421 | 



Thank you to last year’s 2014 Thrive Sponsors!



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