About Michelle K

Michelle is an experienced communicator, science journalist, project manager and facilitator with a passion for improving youth engagement in national and global science-policy fora. Michelle is currently running a mentoring program for the Young Professionals for Agricultural Development (YPARD) and leading communications activities for the Our Common Future Under Climate Change conference. She has covered the last four UNFCCC COPs and also ran the Rio+20 dialogue on forests for the Brazilian government and UNDP. Michelle has worked with scientists, students, journalists and government officials to improve the use of and understanding of research findings and in her role with the Center for International Forestry Research has pioneered innovative methods to effectively engage early career scientists, young professionals and students in global science policy fora - leading the youth session and youth masterclasses at the 2013 and 2014 Global Landscapes Forums in Peru and Poland.

Latest from Michelle K

Finding Common Ground

Michelle K | February 11th, 2015

Finding common ground: a caring community committed to change, The Verb’s review of Commonground Festival.