Staff, 2022-12-10 10:26:11,
Kehinde Moyosola Ositimehin follows her interests, even when they take her to places she doesn’t expect.
As a child, Ositimehin wanted to study medicine, but over the years, she developed a passion for working in outdoor environments.
“I wanted to leave the department at first, initially, but I realized that I fell in love with the field,” Ositimehin said. “Over time, I ended up loving fisheries. I ended up loving water quality and loving everything that deals with water.”
Trained as an ichthyologist during her undergraduate years, she brings her experience and skills to the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Service and the Department of Environmental Studies where she currently studies the interaction between hydrology and sediment dynamics.
Ositimehin has also worked for three years with Aller aqua Nigeria Limited in the aquaculture industry in Nigeria. Based on her experience in the field, she co-founded a joint venture, Twinzy Farms and Foods, alongside her twin sister, Taiwo Ositimehin.
At the Voinovich School, Ositimehin spends her time studying the hydrology and sediment in the Bloody Run Swamp at Lancaster, Ohio, and she engages in research assistant duties out of state, including Pennsylvania. Every two weeks, she and the teammates at the Kruse Lab trek out to wetlands and spend multiple hours working to collect samples which they take back…
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