As announced previously, MCT has awarded 5 new Graduate level scholarships to students in Micronesia through our two scholarship programs. Each day, we will be highlighting one of them.
Today, we would like to introduce you to Ms. Annette Ludwig:
Annette Ludwig is a Pohnpeian who was raised in Fiji and currently resides in Guam. She is a recent graduate of the University of Guam with a B.S. in Biology. As an undergraduate, Annette was accepted into the Doris Duke Conservations Scholars Program at the University of California – Santa Cruz. In 2017, she was a summer intern at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. She also participated in a summer experience research program titled “DNA based discoveries in Hawaii’s Biodiversity 2018” at the University of Hawaii – Manoa. Most recently, she was a research assistant at the herbarium of the University of Guam. In her local community, Annette volunteered as a Sunday school teacher for the past five years. At Sophia University, with the Master’s program in Global Environmental Studies, Annette hopes to integrate environmental research with policy making. Her interest is in food security and coastal community resilience to climate change. She intends to examine how neighboring nations are tackling the issue of climate change. Annette aspires to acquire the skills needed to fully serve Micronesia.
The University of Guam is also very proud of their former student and published the following on their site: https://www.uog.edu/…/2019-in-the-news-student-selected-for…