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Lynn Shiyayo

During her undergraduate career, Lynn spent time studying and learning more about the short and long-term evolution of the Earth’s climate and oceans with a focus on the East Frisian Islands within the North & Wadden Seas of Northern Germany. Lynn holds a BSc in Earth and Environmental Sciences with a minor in Economics from Jacobs University in Germany. Before ERG, Lynn worked supporting International Programs and Mobility at Jacobs University and has conducted research with the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) aboard “RV Heincke” studying the exchange of nutrients and oxygen in sediments on the sea floor within these marine and coastal ecosystems. She conducted her BSc thesis on the geospatial analysis of flood susceptibility in her hometown Nairobi, Kenya and her interests are in Energy and Climate Policy especially within the Sub-Saharan Africa region.