Natasha Udu-gama

American Geophysical Union

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

Natasha 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 of Science in Disaster Management from Cranfield University in Shrivenham, United Kingdom and bachelor's in international affairs from The George Washington University in Washington, DC.