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Spelman Women Take Care of Mother Earth

Crystal Romeo entered the field of environmental science through a natural progression.  She developed a love of nature and animals while farming with her grandparents in the countryside of Trinidad.  In high school, she had a mentor in an environmental program, and at Spelman realized her passion for environmental protection.

A 2006 Spelman graduate, with a bachelor’s degree in environmental science and s­tudies, Romeo is enrolled in the department of environmental science and technology at the University of Maryland, College Park.  In 2015, she will receive a doctorate in environmental science specializing in estuarine-environmental sciences.

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