Dr. Mutombo M'Panya
Mutombo M'Panya is originally from Congo/Zaire in Central Africa. He was educated in Europe (France, Belgium, Italy and Switzerland) where he received degrees in management and engineering. He received advanced degrees in planning, natural resource management, and transportation.
As Community Protection Specialist on Long Island, Shameika is working to create more resilient coastal communities in the face of climate change. Committed to giving back to the next generation of leaders, she regularly speaks to college classes and religious youth groups, providing mentorship to create post-college plans. she currently serves as the Community Protection Specialist at the Nature Conservancy.
Christine‘s work is focused on the improving the health of forested ecosystems through the development of sustainable management practices, community engagement, and propagation of foundational forest plant species.
Christine has a Master's in Forestry from Yale University and is currently a Senior Fellow at Harvard University as part of the Living Collections Fellowship.