About the author
River Terrell (they/she) is a passionate science communicator and human rights advocate, currently completing an honors Bachelor's degree in Biology at The University of Texas at Austin. Their minors in Science Communication and Business contribute to a unique perspective that intertwines the worlds of hard science and entrepreneurship. River's passion for LGBTQ+ rights and climate change are frequent themes in their work, creating a distinct narrative that underscores the necessity for equity and sustainability in all aspects of life. With pieces featured in a campus magazine and their science communication blog and Instagram, River strives to inform and inspire a diverse audience. Off the page, River is an unabashed queer science nerd who finds joy in their Texan home, quality time with their beloved cat Jamie, and the pursuit of knowledge for the betterment of society and planet.