The Young Writers Team
Timothy Shue is an interdisciplinary communicator with a background in urban geography. He worked as a science communications specialist for a national peak body before completing a Master of Environment in sustainable cities at the University of Melbourne. He is interested in engaging students, graduates and youth in sustainability communication, and was project manager for a local government in Denmark where he helped create an new collaboration between students and local government working together to come up with local solutions to global environmental challenges.
Amélie Uhrig is an interdisciplinary thinker, holding a Bachelor in Geography and Ethnology as well as a Master in Environmental Sciences. She has worked in international development cooperation in Indonesia, specifically in environmental and climate change education. One of her tasks as consultant was to support climate action and increase climate literacy in high schools throughout Java. Amélie is particularly interested in forest-based climate mitigation and community-based management approaches. As part of the ICLEI Oceania’s Young Writers Team, she is passionate about how complex scientific topics such as those related to climate change can be translated and made digestible for a non-technical audience.
Ashley Sroka is an interdisciplinary fiend with a Bachelor of Arts in English, Geography, Environment and Population and a Bachelor of Science in Genetics, Microbiology and Immunology. She also completed a Master of Environment at the University of Melbourne. While studying, she undertook an internship with Carbon Arts, an organisation fostering dialogue between disciplines and the public to address contemporary environmental challenges. She currently works as a Project Officer at the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning. Ashley is excited about cultivating confidence in emerging sustainability practitioners as they learn to communicate to diverse audiences and embrace creativity.