RACHEL MEYER, PhD, is an evolutionary biologist and molecular
ecologist working across the University of California to understand
biodiversity. Her research is on oaks, eggplant, African rice,
ancient humanlandscape interactions, and citizen science.
ASHLEY DUVAL, MESC, works as a consultant on genetic resources for food and agriculture industry. Her research focuses on the breeding and domestication of tropical perennial crops including acai and cacao.
SELENA AHMED, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Sustainable Food Systems at Montana State University examining the ecological, cultural, and health aspects of food systems with expertise in tea
agro-forests of China.