Age: 22
Home Town: Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Education: BSc- Bachelor of Science, Biology, Duke University
Specific Field Interests: The inter-connection between the environment, public health, and sustainable livelihoods
Placement: Keystone Foundation - Kotagiri, Tamil Nadu
Area of Focus: Livelihoods

Highlights: Audra believes that India beautifully embodies the inter-relation between people, the environment, and the health of both systems. She is thrilled to be in such a diverse place, both in terms of people and the natural world. She loves that AIF tackles issues from a multi-faceted angle and challenges such as education are also considered connected to health, economy, the environment, equality and feels that it is this interconnected approach that will make changes. Audra wants to combine her passion for environmental justice, activism for local populations, and cultural appreciation during this fellowship, and hopes to gain insight to apply these passions even more so her work. She has traveled around the world, from Madagascar to the Amazon doing odd jobs from primate fieldwork to environmental education with local schools. These experiences have taught her to be versatile and adaptable, and how to fall quickly in love with a new place.

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