Speaker Details

Akiima Price

Principal Consultant/Community Liaison
A Price Consulting

Akiima Price is a creative thinker and doer who links people, places, and programs with stressed, underserved communities. A Washington, D.C. native, Akiima is a nationally respected thought leader at the intersection of social and environmental issues and the relationship between nature and community wellbeing. Her innovative programming strategies feature nature as a powerful medium to connect youth, adults, and families in meaningful, positive experiences that affect the way they feel about themselves, their communities, and their parks. From her early career experiences as a National Park Service interpretation ranger at Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Boulder City, Nevada, to her national work with environmental and social service organizations, Akiima has cultivated over 20 years of experience in cutting-edge best practices and trauma-informed environmentalism. Akiima is currently contracted with the National Park Foundation, charged with the primary responsibility of developing strategies to strengthen Anacostia Park’s external relationships as a critical part of a broader effort to build an innovative friends group between the park and the highly stressed surrounding community.