Meghana Rao is an upcoming Junior at Jesuit High School in Portland, Oregon. She was introduced to the idea of biochar while doing research for her science project more than two years ago. Since then, she has done independent research on biochar stability at Oregon State University.
She presented her last year’s work at the Asia Pacific Biochar Conference. She also enjoys playing competitive tennis and teaching afterschool science classes to at-risk youth locally.
The 2012 US Biochar Conference is presented by Sonoma Biochar Initiative (SBI) and the Sonoma Ecology Center. SBI is sponsored by the Sonoma Ecology Center, a Sonoma Valley non-profit working collaboratively to sustain and enhance ecological health.