Undergraduate Student, Biology and Environmental Studies Bowdoin College
Ayana is a senior at Bowdoin College in Maine, where she’s majoring in biology and environmental studies, plus a minor in English. She is passionate about conservation in all its interdisciplinary complexity, approaching conservation issues as an ecologist, writer, and activist. On campus, you can find her organizing for climate justice, leading outdoor trips and nature walks, studying bumblebee behavior, leading the multiracial student union, and directing her all-women’s a cappella group. In her free time, Ayana loves learning new plants, reading fiction, and doing crosswords.