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Beliefs of Black Women

December 2017, BioGals traveled to Sittee River Village assessing villagers' perception of Black women, from the US, conducting research in their community and likelihood of adopting biodigester as way of managing organic waste. 

Over 50 villagers were assessed and some of the participants wore fNIRS, neuroimaging used to measure brain activity. 

This video was created by Dr. Maya Trotz, associate professor at University of South Florida. 

Check out our most recent journal publication about black women engineers as allies in the adoption of sustainable technology

Hobbs, Shakira R., Bethany Gordon, Evvan V. Morton, Leidy Klotz. (2019). “Black women engineers as allies in adoption of environmental technology: Evidence from a developing community in Belize.” Environmental Engineering Science