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

I am a Research and Advisory Intern at Busara Centre for Behavioral Economics, I collaborate on developing initiatives leveraging behavioral science to address global poverty challenges. My responsibilities include executing qualitative and quantitative research methodologies to gain insights into poverty’s underlying causes and identify effective interventions. I also contribute to coordinating and managing large-scale field and laboratory projects, ensuring the relevance and validity of research instruments across diverse cultural contexts.

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

I chose to participate in the ASAPbio Fellows program because of its emphasis on advancing open science practices and promoting transparency in scholarly communication. As a research consultant, I am passionate about fostering collaboration and sharing research openly to accelerate scientific discovery and improve global health outcomes.

What are you excited about in science communication?

I am excited about the opportunity to bridge the gap between scientific research and the broader community through effective science communication. This involves translating complex concepts into accessible language, engaging diverse audiences, and promoting a greater understanding and appreciation of scientific advancements and their implications for society.

Ask me about….

Ask me about my passion for music. Aside from science, one of my favorite topics to discuss is the incredible diversity and richness of African beats music. Whether exploring traditional drumming patterns from West Africa or discussing the contemporary fusion sounds emerging from different regions of the continent, I’m always excited to dive into conversations about the vibrant rhythms and cultural significance of African music.

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