Kelly Soluri was an intern for the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Science and Technology Cooperation in Washington D.C. in 2019. Having accumulated experiences in marine ecology research, natural resource management, and science communication, Kelly is invested in facilitating scientific collaborations to solve global-scale questions.


The authors share findings from the first public evaluation of the ESF, including information on deployment geography, language requirements, and scientific area of the proposal, as well as an evaluation of its success from the alumni perspective.