Margie Simon has a B.S. in Earth Science, a M.S in Environmental Engineering and another M.S. in Infrastructure Management and Planning, all from Stanford University. After 15 years of various consulting and research jobs in the environmental field in Mexico and the United States, mostly related to solid, hazardous, and municipal waste management, she began her career in Environmental Education and Capacity Building at The North American Center for Environmental Information and Communication (CICEANA) in 1995, where she has been Director since the year 2000. Her responsibilities at CICEANA include ensuring the fulfillment of the mission to promote an environmentally responsible culture through program management and development in all operative areas including: environmental education, applied projects for sustainable development, multimedia environmental communication, and fundraising for the organization.