Devotha Mwazembe

2022/2023 Kirchner Food Fellow
HBCU Fellows

Devotha is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Integrative Biosciences at Tuskegee University. Her research focuses on crop production, soil science, crop modeling decision tools, climate change, and sustainability. She earned an MS. Environmental Sciences from Tuskegee University and a BSc. Agronomy from the Sokoine University of Agriculture.

Upon completion of her BS, Ms. Mwazembe worked with African Plantation Kilimanjaro Limited (APK) as an agronomist overseeing the maize and coffee plantations and then joined the Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology as a field researcher implementing project field data collection and co-ordination of field works. She later joined Unilever Tea Tanzania where she saved as Agriculture Excellence Manager.

Devotha is from the United Republic of Tanzania, and in addition, to her professional activities, she is also passionately involved in charity and volunteer activities.