Thidinalei Tshiguvho is the Associate Director of the Education Program at the Urban Ecology Institute. She oversees the Out-of-School Time Program, to improve science learning for underserved middle and high school students at Boston public schools. Previously Ms. Tshiguvho was a conservation biology lecturer in South Africa. She is currently pursuing a PhD degree in Geography, focusing on how human-environment relationships influence environmental protection efforts. Ms. Tshiguvho's other area of focus is on how diversity in its many forms presents challenges and opportunities with regard to collaborative efforts towards environmental resource management; and specifically the role of culture brokering techniques in promoting mutual understanding among diverse groups.