Anne Vézina is a Science Communication Specialist, and works with the Conservation of bananas and tree crops, and Production and marketing of bananas and tree crops research themes in Montpellier, France.
She joined Bioversity International in 2002 as editor and science writer for what was then the INIBAP programme. She edited and oversaw the production of a range of publications including a scientific journal on bananas. Thereafter, she was given responsibility for the programme’s public awareness, during which time she produced an exhibit on the banana and the International Network for the Improvement of Banana and Plantain (INIBAP) Annual Report. She is currently managing a knowledge platform on banana and its communications on the ProMusa website.
Before joining Bioversity, Anne was working for the Quebec office of World Wildlife Fund (WWF-Canada) on a project to contribute to the government’s process of completing a representative network of protected areas on public land. Previous to that, she had worked as a freelance science writer specializing in environmental and forestry issues.
MSc, Biology, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada
BSc, Biology from Laval University, Quebec, Canada