Vishani Ragobeer is a 23-year-old journalist from Guyana, who covers all beats but is particularly interested science journalism. She also loves traveling around Guyana and abroad and being immersed in new cultures. In 2017 and 2018, she received awards from the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) for excellence in health journalism. Then, in 2019, at the age of 19, she was recognised as the Guyana Press Association’s Young Journalist of the Year. Since then, she has received journalism training and grants from the Thomson Reuters Foundation and the Sabin Vaccine Institute, and Climate Tracker. She is also a graduate of the University of the West Indies (UWI).
Cari Bois is a national community that brings together communities, activists, academics, scientists and journalists, to tell their own stories around the environmental impact of the extractive sector in Trinidad and Tobago, and wider irresponsible development.