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Need: Contact with Ecologist

I need to establish contact with an ecologist in a developed country, for research purposes.

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Wendyiscalm's picture

Ecologist

Olanike,

Let me see if I understand. You need to be in touch with an ecologist for research. Could you tell me more what you mean. I am in Chicago, Illinois which is an excellent source of many things and Chicago is very research oriented with some really greats schools and professors, but I do not quite understand. If you explain in more detail, I will try to make some contacts, but of course cannot promise anything. But this is an area of the world where we value such research. I have a friend at Northwestern for example who is a Ph.D, who trains Doctors and he may have some contacts. but I need more info from you to present.

Thanks,

Wendy

Wendy Stebbins
Founder/CEO
I AM ONE IN A MILLION Non-Profit Organization focused on helping street orphans and vulnerable children in Livingstone, Zambia Africa.

Greengirl's picture

Large Hearted as Always

Dear Wendy, thank you so much for your interest and willingness to help out.

Well, our NGO is applying for a grant to carry out an ecological research. In meeting up with the assessment criteria, we need to make connections with an ecologist in a developed country that can provide advice during the proposed project.

I am elated that you have a friend you can inquire from; and I'll very much welcome your assistance in that regard.

God bless your very large heart!

Much Love,

Olanike

Wendyiscalm's picture

More detail

Hi Olanike,

Could you tell me a little bit more about your ecological research. I think someone would ask me what specific research question are you trying to answer or prove. I think they will want a more narrow definition of what you plan to do,etc.

What area of ecology for example? I don't know what else they would want to know. Perhaps exactly where you will do the study, how many people in the study or how many animals or what part of ecology.

I cannot promise anything but I am willing to try but I think they will ask more about it. How long will the study last,e tc?

Much love back,

Wendy

For example, I will be part of a panel at Roosevelt University, Chicago, Illinois the middle or end of September when I get back from Zambia. So, if I have more details from you that would be a good time for me to talk to the Ecology Department Head perhaps.

Wendy Stebbins
Founder/CEO
I AM ONE IN A MILLION Non-Profit Organization focused on helping street orphans and vulnerable children in Livingstone, Zambia Africa.

Greengirl's picture

You are amazing!

You are so, so proficient! I sure have a lot to learn from you.

The application deadline is 17th of September and the time frame for the research is 18 months.

We are still brainstorming on the specific area of interest, though we would like to research on an issue that relates to land use control and wild life and natural vegetation conservation. My thinking is that if we are able to identify and make contact with an interested ecologist within the shortest time possible, we will together work out a novel topic.

In the mean time, I would like you to know that we intend to carry out the research in the Niger Delta area of Nigeria, specifically because of the spate of land degradation and loss of biodiversity that now characterize the region.

Much as I wouldn't want to burden or put pressure on you, I will very much welcome and appreciate any assistance, advice or suggestion you can offer, well ahead of the application deadline.

Gratefully,

Olanike Olugboji

Wendyiscalm's picture

Okay.

I see what you are saying. I think this is enough to get started. My problem is that I leave Wednesday, August 29th and do not return until September 17th. BUT I am going to see what I can do online locally to find someone from a University who would perhaps be interested and email you. Let me know if you have any other ideas. I will get busy in the morning online and perhaps can even get to someone at Roosevelt On Monday. But please know that it is summer here and most professors and heads of Universities are on vacation before School starts again in September. But I will try.

Much love,

Wendy

Wendy Stebbins
Founder/CEO
I AM ONE IN A MILLION Non-Profit Organization focused on helping street orphans and vulnerable children in Livingstone, Zambia Africa.

Greengirl's picture

I am short of words Wendy!

I really don't know what to say but that you are truly one in a million! How can I ever thank you? It would be a dream come true to have an opportunity to give you a hug!

God bless your large heart!

Lots of Love,

Olanike

Wendyiscalm's picture

No promises

The time frame could not be worse. Haha. With all academians on vacation. But I will try my best. But don't get your hopes up. It is just the time is bad. But you know, sometimes when you try real hard, the universe understands and gives you a boost or a miracle in the right direction. Which is what we need right now. Haha

Love,

Wendy

Wendy Stebbins
Founder/CEO
I AM ONE IN A MILLION Non-Profit Organization focused on helping street orphans and vulnerable children in Livingstone, Zambia Africa.

Greengirl's picture

I am all smiles!

Not to worry, I am only optimistic and will just keep my hope alive! Haha! Please don't be pressured by my optimism. You still deserve a live hug any way.

Hugs!

Olanike

Wendyiscalm's picture

EMAIL ADDRESS

I have contacted an ecologist but I need your email address.

Wendy

Wendy Stebbins
Founder/CEO
I AM ONE IN A MILLION Non-Profit Organization focused on helping street orphans and vulnerable children in Livingstone, Zambia Africa.

Greengirl's picture

Wow Wendy!

You are simply amazing. Like I said, you are very proficient and I have a lot to learn from you! I just can't thank you enough!

I really mean it when I say "It would be a dream come true to give you a live hug".

Many thanks, much love and regards,

Olanike.

Wendyiscalm's picture

I NEED YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS

Olanike,

I desperately need your email address. Do you have one or how can he contact you via the internet?

Your email address is best for me to give him. He is not working now since Spring semester/term but i am hoping he gets back to me but I MUST HAVE YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS or a way to reach you like that.

Wendy

P.S. I love live hugs ! Haha !

Wendy Stebbins
Founder/CEO
I AM ONE IN A MILLION Non-Profit Organization focused on helping street orphans and vulnerable children in Livingstone, Zambia Africa.

Greengirl's picture

Sent my email already!

I have replied with a message to you via my World Pulse messaging platform. Please check, so I can resend it if you didn't get it.

May be we could get together on Skype soon>

Hugs,

Olanike

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