Natasha Udu-gama

AGU Thriving Earth Exchange

Natasha Udu-gama serves as a senior specialist with the American Geophysical Union Thriving Earth Exchange (TEX) program. She is responsible for building community partnerships, launching projects, and advancing community science. Udu-gama has 14 years of experience in the disaster risk reduction, early warning systems, and climate change adaptation fields. Currently, she is focusing her efforts on building partnerships to scale TEX internationally and, through the TEX project launch workshop, will engage cohorts of communities. 

Udu-gama holds a PhD in environment and geography, specializing in multi-sector partnerships for effective and sustainable community-owned early warning systems from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. She also holds a master's of science in disaster management from Cranfield University in Shrivenham, United Kingdom and a bachelor's in international affairs from The George Washington University in Washington, DC.