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Estefania QuentaEstefania Quenta Herrera (Bolivia) obtained her Masters degree from the Mayor de San Andrés University in Bolivia, and her PhD degree from the University of Tours in France. Currently, she is a Research Associate at the Institute of Sustainable Development and at the Institute of Ecology at the Mayor de San Andrés University.

During her Masters and Doctoral theses, she studied the ecology of aquatic species of wetlands of Tropical Andes. Furthermore, Estefania has gained experience on mountain ecosystems through her participation as a research assistant and associate in projects about glacier streams in Ecuador and geothermal streams in Bolivia. 

Estefania was selected from almost 100 candidates for our Mentoring and Training Program in IPCC Processes for Early Career Mountain Researchers, a joint initiative between the MRI, University of Zurich, Helvetas, and ICIMOD, supported by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.

Go to project page: Contribution to Sixth Assessment Cycle of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

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