Jayalaxshmi Mistry, Deirdre Jafferally, Grace Albert & Rebecca Xavier

Jay Mistry is a Professor of Environmental Geography. Her research interests include environmental management and governance, participatory visual methods and Indigenous geographies. Her work involves supporting local livelihoods, biodiversity conservation and Indigenous rights through action research using participatory video .

Deirdre Jafferally is a researcher in conservation and sustainable livelihoods. She is interested in seeing the Rupununi, Guyana, developed sustainably with Indigenous communities playing a vital role in the planning, decision-making and implementation of developmental activities.

Grace Albert is of Makushi heritage and a researcher in community development and conservation. Her interests include visual methods and environmental mapping. She hopes to remain as a resource person for her community and is committed towards development of her homeland.

Rebecca Xavier is a proud Indigenous woman, a descendant of the Wapishan nation. Her research interests include community development, participatory video and environmental monitoring. She is currently a Deputy Toshao (leader) in her home district of Annai, Guyana.