“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication”
(Leonardo Da Vinci)
Agustin Capriati completed her MSc at Wageningen University and Research, the Netherlands. She is a young conservationist at the beginning of her career. In 2011-2014, she was delegated by Brawijaya University (Indonesia) to enhance and stimulate local community to cooperate and create a Marine Protected Area in Malang, Indonesia. In the following, she has conducted zoning plan for coastal area in East Java focusing on conservation area for her Bachelor thesis in 2014. She also initiate a conservation program namely “a coral nanny“, a coral reef rehabilitation program in Banyuwangi, Indonesia. Capriati was a member of program committee at Aquaculture and Marine Resources Management department of the Wageningen University and Research. She conducted her thesis on community composition in mangrove areas and in marine lakes. As a graduate student in the Marine Animal Ecology group, She works on conservation studies and focuses on the benthic community, community composition, marine ecology, biodiversity and marine resources. Recently, Capriati works as a training, learning network and program support specialist USAID SEA Project at the Coral Triangle Center.