Namitha is an aerospace engineer who minored in French literature, went on to study wildlife biology/ecology and conservation, and then certified as a wilderness emergency medical technician with rope, swiftwater, and avalanche rescue modules. She’s a roller derby skater under the moniker whirldomination. She hopes to preserve biodiversity by championing a grassroots agricultural revolution that will lead to nutritional, medical, social, legal and policy reform. She has worked with fuel cells, fragrances, supernovae and strategy. She loves reading, camping, traveling, group activities, and cooking, and is currently learning how to play the kubing, and paint.