Join museum curator Jenny Newell, in company with Tina Stege of the Marshallese Educational Initiative, and featuring a digital contribution from the poet/activist who opened the UN Climate Summit, Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner.
Dr. Jennifer Newell is curator of Pacific Ethnography. Her particular interests are in material culture and the relationship between Pacific Islanders and their environments. Her major research project explores climate change and cultural change in the Pacific.
Tina Stege is a liaison for the Marshallese Educational Initiative, a non-profit which raises awareness on issues affecting Marshallese in the US as well as the islands.
The SciCafe series is proudly sponsored by Judy and Josh Weston.