Marah is an environmental enthusiast and an aspiring change-maker with experience in communications, monitoring, evaluation, and learning. She previously worked with ICARDA and the CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Systems, and, until recently, was working on a water conservation project in Jordan with USAID and Mercy Corps. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from the University of Manchester, and is currently in her last year of studying towards a master’s degree in Environmental Management from the University of London. When not keeping busy with global environmental news, Marah can be found in her art studio painting the three olive trees and one birdhouse in her backyard. Marah will be based out of her home country, Jordan.