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Ayla Rebecca Reith

Position: 
Alumna, M.S., Reith Energy and Environmental Development
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My undergraduate degree is in biology.  In the Peace Corps in Panama, I was assigned to live with an Indiginous tribe in the jungle and learned a great deal first hand about the interdependence of human and environmental needs.  I now co-own a business called Reith Energy Africa that aims to improve quality of human life and protect the environment through renewable energy development in African.  Payson Center is helping me to develop the skills needed for developing successful and benifical projects in developing countries.    

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Testimonial: 
As my interests have shifted and developed, Payson center staff has been unbelievably helpful in helping me adapt the program to my personal interests and needs. You couldn't possibly find more caring and flexible staff.
Degrees: 
  • B.S., University of California at Santa Barbara, Biology, 2008
  • M.S., Tulane University Law School Payson Center for International Development, 2014
Languages: 
Country Experience: 
France
Kenya
Panama
Senegal
Yemen

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