What is your current role? Tell us a bit about your research.

With over 9 years of experience in sustainable development and dual Master’s degrees, I am deeply committed to biodiversity conservation and advancing Sustainable Development Goals. Currently serving as a Communication Officer at Africa Graduate Mentorship and Coaching Programme (AGMCP) and Country Director at Alpha ZuLu advocate organization, I strive to promote global sustainability and climate change mitigation. My achievements include the Global Youth Icon Award 2023, participation in prestigious fellowships like the Student Energy Fellowship, and receiving scholarships such as the Cairns Fellows Award for Tropical Forest Landscape Studies at Yale School of the Environment and the UN SDSN Scholarship for Sustainable Development and Social Sciences.

Why did you choose to participate in the ASAPbio Fellows program?

I chose to participate in the ASAPbio Fellows program because I am passionate about advancing transparency and innovation in life sciences communication. As a scientist-driven nonprofit, ASAPbio’s mission aligns closely with my values and goals. The opportunity to deepen my understanding of preprints and engage with a community of like-minded individuals dedicated to promoting preprint adoption is invaluable. I believe that by participating in this program, I can contribute to driving positive change in scientific communication and help foster a culture of openness and collaboration in the life sciences field.

What are you excited about in science communication?

I am excited about the potential for increased transparency and efficiency in science communication through initiatives like preprints. Engaging with like-minded individuals and contributing to discussions about pressing issues in the scientific community is particularly motivating. I am eager to leverage my skills and knowledge to advocate for preprints and drive positive change in how scientific research is disseminated and shared.

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Beyond my dedication to science communication and advocacy, I have a passion for exploring nature and wildlife conservation. In my free time, I enjoy immersing myself in outdoor activities such as hiking, birdwatching, and nature photography. Additionally, I find great joy in discussing travel experiences, cultural diversity, and culinary adventures from around the world.

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