M.S. Candidate, Department of Environmental Conservation
University of Massachusetts
Tatjana Washington (She/Her) is a climate change-focused ecologist whose mission is to improve wildlife management while doing so in an equitable manner. As a Black woman in STEM, her career goal is to work with a local community environmental organization to develop and deliver research and science education programming to promote nature-based activities to underrepresented communities.
Currently, she is an M.S candidate in the Department of Environmental Conservation at the University of Massachusetts and alumna of The College of Charleston, in South Carolina, where she received a B.S in Biology and a minor in Environmental and Sustainability Conservation. While in undergrad, she became a voice for sustainable practices on campus by founding The Stone Soup Collective nonprofit to tackle food insecurity in Charleston. In addition, Tatjana is a NE CASC Fellow, BRiDGE organizer, and research assistant through the Wildlife Conservation Society. She lives for thrill-packed adventures, food-packed, insightful traveling, sports talk, and community service activities.”