Divya is a senior at North Carolina State University. She is majoring in Plant Biology with a focus on ethnobotany and medicinal plants, and she has a minor in Horticulture. Within APPL, Divya is involved in the Capsicum Seed Charring Experiments, and will be working in collaboration with Southeastern Indigenous communities on the DIGISEED project. She is also a communications intern for NC State’s Center for Environmental Farming Systems. Divya is passionate about sustainability and intersectionality within the plant sciences. She is excited to be in Alabama this semester, and hopes that her time in the lab will be valuable to her future career in ethnobotany.