Aya Morris is a Master’s candidate in Sustainable Development Goals at Massey University in New Zealand, and is currently working with the Columbia Climate School as a Visiting Student Researcher for the RCCP through a Fulbright Science and Innovation Award.
Aya received her B.A. in Psychology, her graduate diploma in Educational Psychology, and her minor in English from Massey University. She has worked in a variety of fields including community development, youth development, education, mental health, health and safety, and emergency management.
She has focused her graduate work exploring themes of community participation in environmental sustainability, biodiversity and freshwater management alongside her coastal resiliency research.