Melissa Jimenez Gomez Tagle
Melissa Jiménez Gómez-Tagle, mexican planetary health scientist from the Faculty of Medicine of the Autonomous University of San Luis Potosí (UASLP).
Currently, a master student of sustainable resource management at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), specializing in science of climate change and waste management. Her main topics of study are environmental sciences and the impact on the ecosystem’s health, including human health; eco anxiety; carbon footprint of laboratories and sustainable research.
She has been involved in environmental causes since she was 8 years old, promoting and defending vaquita marina, an endemic endangered porpoise from the Gulf of California in Mexico.
She’s member of the Max Planck Sustainability Network and collaborator of the Health working group of YOUNGO, Children’s and Youth constituency of the United Nations.