Katie P. Bernhard & Edwin Sabuhoro

Katie P. Bernhard is a data scientist and environment and development economist. She is currently serving as a data specialist focusing on econometrics and spatial statistics at the United Nations Development Programme in Uganda, analysing poverty, inequality, conflict and environmental linkages. She has previously worked with UNDP in Rwanda and WWF in Myanmar, Thailand and Viet Nam, and was formerly a Princeton in Africa Fellow in Rwanda. She holds a BA from Dartmouth College and MSc from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Edwin Sabuhoro is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management at Pennsylvania State University. His research focuses on biodiversity conservation, protected area management, ecotourism, community livelihoods, well-being and sustainable development. He leads community outreach programmes in East Africa that engage wildlife poachers and supports them in improving livelihoods through integrating community development and wildlife conservation programmes. He formerly served as the Tourism Warden at Volcanoes National Park and as the Chairman of Rwanda Chamber of Tourism.