Chelsea Hilda Gaju
Environmental Studies: Justice and Citizenship
Class of 2021
Chelsea Hilda Gaju graduated from Beloit College in 2021 with a degree in environmental studies focusing on justice and citizenship. Chelsea also has a minor in geology. She’s particularly interested in sustainability, and learning about ways engineering can be used to fight climate change and provide social and environmental justice to vulnerable communities. Chelsea most recently worked for Rydberg Power, Inc. on a Photovoltaic (PV) Solar Project.
Chelsea studied abroad in Amsterdam, and was an International Student Ambassador. Back at Beloit, she was a member of the International Students Club and the Geology Club, where she participated in different field trips and camping excursions. She was also a Student Researcher on a “Rivers in Transition” project in Henan Province, China. Chelsea has also initiated and conducted a volcano research project in Hil, Hawaii. In 2018, she interned with the Rwanda Environment Management Authority and in 2016, was a Market Strategist Intern at Kasha.
She is a graduate of Gashora Girls Academy of Science and Technology. During her time at Gashora, she was a school photographer for two years, an active member of Girl Up Club (a club which aims to empower women and girls), and an active member of the Tutoring Club, where she taught English to primary students at a nearby school.
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