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Noelle Ntumy

Botswana, 2013

Noelle Ntumy
  • Current Place of Residence: Gaborone, Botswana

  • University: University of Botswana

  • Current/Recent Course: Bachelor of Science (2009) / Master of Science in Applied Microbiology

Noelle will complete her Master’s this year, whilst also working for the Global Institute for Bio-Exploration, investigating the medicinal properties of plants indigenous to Botswana. She is a teaching assistant at the university, and has contributed her work on local plants to two academic publications. She serves as Secretary for the Local Spiritual Assembly of the Bahái’s of Garabone, and teaches in Sunday school. During her leisure time, Noelle enjoys creative writing and has co-presented a young people’s weekend radio show. Beyond Oxford, she hopes to pursue cancer research and ultimately aspires to an academic teaching career.