Philippe Lazaro is a San Diego native who returned home to work for Plant With Purpose in April 2017. As the Marketing Specialist, Philippe connects supporters and advocates to Plant With Purpose by sharing stories of transformation. He collaborates with the development team to execute Plant With Purpose’s marketing campaigns and public relations efforts. Philippe believes that the outstanding and holistic work of Plant With Purpose should be known and recognized all over, and he is happy to have a role that combines his international and organizational interests.
Philippe completed a dual-Masters program in International Studies and Nonprofit Management at the University of Oregon and holds a BA from UC Santa Barbara. Prior, he has spent time in South Africa, where he helped care for orphans and vulnerable children in Johannesburg, and previously worked in the American Heartland, where he served as a regional representative for Liberty in North Korea.
Outside of work, Philippe loves discovering good food, writing books, taking pictures, devouring podcasts, exploring the outdoors, and being with people, especially his family: his wife, Deanna and his puppy, Beignet.