Rasha Aridi is a Diverse Voices in Science Journalism intern for the news section of Science. Rasha reports on science news and issues of diversity in STEM. She recently graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University with degrees in wildlife conservation and multimedia journalism. As a journalist, Rasha hopes to share her excitement for the natural world but also to advocate for diversity and inclusion in STEM and science media. Outside of writing, Rasha enjoys reading, hiking, bird watching, and traveling.