Our Team

Jannelle Wilkins

Marketing And Communications Coordinator

Jannelle Wilkins has implemented education and development projects in the U.S., Costa Rica and Spain. She currently lives in Monteverde and until recently directed the Monteverde Institute, a non-profit institution that advances sustainable living through education, research and extension programs. During her tenure, the Institute developed a destination-wide Travelers’ Philanthropy program, and co-hosted the 3rd International Conference on Travelers’ Philanthropy. While living in Spain, Wilkins worked for the World Tourism Organization of the UN and founded Altamira Tours, which specializes in culinary and cultural tours. Wilkins holds a Masters in Public Administration.

Dinia Porras Campos


Dinia is an advanced student in psychology at the Universidad Latina who possesses extensive experience in program and business development, including leadership positions in transnational and international non-profit organizations headquartered in Costa Rica. Her most recent work with NGO TeenSmart International enables her to support youth throughout Latin America with the prevention of risky behavior and the promotion of valuable life skills. A native of San Rafael de Abangares, Dinia brings valuable energy and knowledge to effect positive change in her home region.

Noelia Solano

Program Officer

Noelia grew up in Monteverde and graduated from Mount Holyoke College with majors in Biology and Latin American Studies. She has experience in research and non-profit organizations and is passionate about conservation and sustainability, especially in the Monteverde region.

Contact Us


+506 2645 6967

Plaza Comercial, Oficina #6, Santa Elena de Monteverde, Puntarenas
Office Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8:30am-5:00pm CST, Costa Rica


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