We are excited to announce that one of the most exciting young voices in the conservation space, Dr. Mya-Rose Craig, aka Birdgirl, has hired us to lead her personal PR.
Mya-Rose is a 19-year-old British-Bangladeshi ornithologist, environmentalist, race activist, writer, speaker and broadcaster. She has written the Birdgirl Blog since January 2014 (aged 11). Mya-Rose is President of Black2Nature – an organisation she set up when she was just 14 years old – which campaigns for equal access to nature for all but concentrates on Visible Minority Ethnic (VME) communities who have historically been excluded from the countryside.
In February 2020 Mya-Rose became the youngest person to be awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science D.Sc. h.c from Bristol University, for her pioneering campaigning work, and in the same year was invited to share a stage with Greta Thunberg in Bristol, speaking to 40,000 youth strikers.
Preena Gadher, Riot co-Founder and MD said: “I am beyond thrilled that we are working with Mya-Rose, an exciting voice in the world of conservation. I’ve only ever wanted Riot to work with clients doing good in the world, and the positive social impact Mya-Rose has already made at just 19 is more than what most people achieve in a lifetime. I’m delighted she has hired us to join her on the next chapter of her journey.”
Look out for Mya-Rose’s memoir Birdgirl (Jonathan Cape, an imprint of Penguin Random House) publishing next year and her book, We Have A Dream, (Magic Cat), out now.