Mouna Chambon has a dual education in tropical ecology and social sciences. She is committed to reconciling biodiversity conservation and community development. Her areas of interest include indigenous and local knowledge systems, climate change, gender equity and conservation and sustainable use of marine and coastal biodiversity. From 2017 to 2018, she was awarded Laureate of the Mentorship Programme Women4Climate for her work as a project manager on gender and climate change for the youth-led NGO “CliMates”. She has also worked in the marine environment protection field and has significant field experiences in Sub-Saharan Africa and Madagascar. Mouna has now joined the LICCI project to start a 4-year PhD on the Gendered Perceptions of Climate Change Impacts. This doctoral project will explore the gendered patterns in local perceptions of climate change impacts with a particular focus on marine fisheries and aquaculture in target regions in both developed and developing countries.