Veronica Sheehan

Sustainability Demonstration Center, Guacimal, Costa Rica

(Veronica is on the far right in this picture)

Veronica Sheehan is the Director of the Sustainability Demonstration Center in Guacimal, Costa Rica. She has a M.S. in Zoology, as well as a M.A. in Social Work from Southern Illinois University. She has operated this center since 2008 with her husband and brilliant son, and the purpose of the center has been to provide a model of sustainability for a healthy planet. She will be talking about environmental issues as well as what it has been like to live in a country like Costa Rica which abolished it’s military in 1948, and now uses the money to provide one of the highest standard of livings in Latin America.

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