Nisha Ligon former Yale Undergraduate studied microgeographic variation in growth and development rates of wood frog populations. Nisha performed a common garden experiment to compare growth and development rates between individuals from ponds of varying temperature and canopy cover and used microsatellite analysis to look at the genetic connectivity of those populations.
Nisha is happily pursuing a career in film as Managing Director of a Tanzania social enterprise that creates interactive cartoon based education programing for children called Ubongo Kids, the first of it’s kind. After earning her B.S. from Yale she went on to earn an MSc in Science Media Production from Imperial College London.