Olivia Swaak-Goldman has twenty-five years’ experience in international justice and diplomacy, has published extensively on issues of international criminal law and international humanitarian law, and served as a lecturer for both Harvard and Leiden Universities.
Prior to joining the Wildlife Justice Commission, Olivia was Head of the International Relations Task Force of the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Senior Legal Advisor at the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Legal Advisor at the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal and Legal Assistant at the UN International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. She received a BA with honors in Political Science from Trinity College, a J.D. summa cum laude from Washington College of Law at American University and a LL.M. with honors from the University of Amsterdam. Olivia, a registered attorney in New York and D.C., is a dual national of the US and The Netherlands.
Matt Bracken is founder and president of Wild and Free Foundation, a registered non-profit in the USA dedicated to saving the African rhinoceros from extinction.
In 2011, after ten years in the African photographic safari industry, Matt Bracken became the first American to graduate from Protrack Anti-Poaching Ranger Training in South Africa, his mission was to protect rhinos from poachers. However, over time it became clear to Matt that the military approach to saving rhinos has severe limitations and unintended consequences. In 2014 Matt founded Wild and Free Foundation to curtail the extinction of the African rhino by engaging and uplifting the communities living next to rhinos where most rhino poachers come from. Matt has gone from hating the poachers to helping the poachers, and that has made all the difference.
Matt’s story will explain what is happening to rhinos, why they are worth saving, and what Wild and Free is doing about it. It’s a story from his...
It is with pleasure and excitement that we invite you to an exclusive fundraising event on September 28th at The Studio at St. Ann's Warehouse in DUMBO, Brooklyn to benefit The Soft Foot Alliance. The initiative is led by Brent Stapelkamp, the researcher who last tracked Cecil the Lion, and his wife, permaculture extraordinaire, Laurie Simpson to improve life for those residing on the boundary of Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park by promoting sustainable coexistence with wildlife and the environment.
The Art of Wildlife Conservation: A Cocktail Reception to Benefit Born Free USA
November 5, 2016 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm
at Hemingway African Gallery
1050 2nd Ave. New York, NY 10022
Please join us for the Art of Wildlife Conservation exhibition and silent auction at Hemingway African Gallery on Saturday, November 5. Located in the heart of Manhattan at 56th and 2nd Ave, Hemingway African Gallery is the most established and largest wholesale importer of fine African art in New York City. Join us for fine African art, hors d’oeuvres, wine and cocktails, and a presentation by Born Free USA CEO Adam M. Roberts.
All proceeds from the event will benefit Born Free USA and our work on behalf of animals. We thank our friends at Hemingway African Gallery for hosting this special event. They are also donating an additional 20% of their sales that evening to Born Free USA.
RSVP by October 28 HERE or email@example.com
We are pleased to announce Hemingway African Gallery will be exhibiting at the Hamptons Contemporary: Home Design + Decor Show.
June 3-5, 2016
Friday June 3 | 5-8pm (Opening Preview)
Saturday June 4 | 10am-8pm
Sunday June 5 | 10am -5pm
Southampton Elks Fairgrounds
605 County Rd 39
(Route 27 – next to Mercedes Benz of Southampton dealership)
A 40,000 sq ft. modular tent pavilion built on a 17 acres estate
Plenty of free onsite parking
Booth 501& 503- Hemingway African Gallery
DAY PASS: is $20 per person
VIP PASS: is $100 per person, includes:
Front row parking or complimentary valet and exclusive invitation to the Opening Night Preview party + reserved seating in the theater and early access to events
Only Hamptons Contemporary (HC) defines the Hamptons domestic lifestyle. This show provides you exclusive access to elite and influential Hamptons home owners. It enables you to display and discuss your products/brands with the influential interior design community,...
5-8pm Wednesday April 13th 2016
Catered by David Burke at Bloomingdales
RSVP Required: HemingwaySafaris@gmail.com/ (212) 838-3650
Hemingway African Gallery
Manhattan Art and Antique Center
1050 2nd Ave. @55th St. New York, NY 10022
Cecil’s killing was one of the most publicized events in history. This event is a unique opportunity to hear from Brent Stepelkamp, the researcher who collared Cecil and broke the news about the famous lion’s death at the hands of Walter Palmer.
Brent Stapelkamp is a 38 year old Zimbabwean born lion conservationist. He has spent the last decade working on the Hwange Lion research project in Zimbabwe. He and his ten Long Shields team track, dart, collar, and observe the lions in a effort to keep the prides inside the park and away from the local tribal cattle and the hunter’s guns. Brent is fully aware of the potential that hunting can play in the conservation of Africa’s wildlife if it is conducted in a ethical way with all the fees paid...
We are pleased to announce Hemingway African Gallery will be exhibiting at Architectural Digest’s Design Show.
MARCH 17–20 2016
Thursday: 11 A.M.–7 P.M. (Open to Design Trade and VIP Ticket Holders Only)
Friday & Saturday: 11 A.M.–7 P.M. (Open to the Public and Design Trade)
Sunday: 10 A.M.–6 P.M. (Open to the Public and Design Trade)
PIERS 92 & 94
55th Street at 12th Avenue
New York City 10019
Booth 236- Hemingway African Gallery
40th ANNIVERSARY RECEPTION:
Friday March 18th 5pm in Booth 236. Brian Gaisford will give a short talk about his experience with African Art and work in Wildlife Conservation. Refreshments will be served.