Student Delegate Spotlight

  1. Student Delegate Spotlight: Chelsea Tyus

    Oct 9, 2018

    "The program is geared toward enhancing two things that I was working on within myself: leadership, and networking. It was a natural choice for me due to my research interests and career development."

    Chelsea Tyus is a Ph.D. student at Louisiana State University. Learn about what Chelsea hopes to gain from CABLE, her struggle in deciding between academia and industry, and why why she considers herself a jack of all trades.

  2. CABLE Student Delegate Spotlight: Daniel Pegoretti Leite de Souza

    Sep 10, 2018

    “I think CABLE will help me to develop leadership habits and problem solving skills that I do not have and that could be crucial for my career goals.”

    Daniel Pegoretti Leite de Souza is a Ph.D. student in Forestry Management at SUNY-ESF. Learn more about the role his family played in his decision to pursue forestry, his career aspirations coming from Venezuela, and what he enjoys doing in his free time in our interview below.

    Q: What university are you attending and what are you studying?

  3. CABLE Student Delegate Spotlight: Shea Moore-Farrell

    Apr 6, 2018

    Q: What university are you attending and what are you studying?

    Shea: Colorado State University, Graduate Student in the Cell and Molecular Biology Program. I study the food and bioenergy crop Sorghum bicolor, and am trying to understand the underlying metabolism that makes many sorghum varieties extremely drought- and heat-resistant.

    What do you enjoy doing in your free time?

  4. CABLE Student Delegate Spotlight: Tannon Daugaard

    Mar 21, 2018

    "When I first heard about CABLE I was immediately intrigued by the opportunity to develop professionally through a program specifically geared for the field of research (biorenewables) that I would like to continue my career in." Tannon Daugaard is the CABLE Student Delegate from Iowa State University and feels he has already gained a great deal from the program. Find out what his career aspirations are and how he stays focused when his playful boxer pup, Nala, wants his attention.

    Q: What university are you attending and what are you studying?

  5. CABLE Student Delegate Spotlight: Joanna Quiah

    Feb 22, 2018

    "I was attracted to CABLE because it seemed like an incredible opportunity to meet leaders and peers in the Bioeconomy as well as learn how to organize a large scale on-campus event." Joanna is focused on the environment and natural resources at Oklahoma State University. Read about how her participation in CABLE is helping her grow as a leader, a student, and stakeholder of the bioeconomy.

    Q: What university are you attending and what are you studying?

  6. CABLE Student Delegate Spotlight: Ernesto Zuleta

    Jan 10, 2018

    "I think CABLE will help me achieve a broader perspective about the bioeconomy sector and obtain leadership habits that are necessary for my goals. I think this is a great opportunity!" CABLE is helping Ernesto achieve his goal of becoming an expert in biomass transformation by giving him the leadership skills and professional connections necessary to succeed. Find out what initially attracted Ernesto to the program and how he is capitalizing on the opportunity.

    Q: What university are you attending and what are you studying?

  7. CABLE Student Delegate Spotlight: Leyla Battista

    Nov 28, 2017

    "The description of the program was intriguing. I had no idea what the bioeconomy was and yet the description of it sounded exactly like the type of work that I find interesting." A curiousity about the emerging bioeconomy led Leyla Battista to CABLE. Now, Leyla opens up about her experience with the program so far and how CABLE is helping her connect to her career goals.

    Q: What university are you attending and what are you studying?

    Leyla: Auburn University. Senior in Biosystems Engineering.