World Migratory Bird Day Caribbean Program Coordinator
Sheylda was born in Würzburg, Bavaria and raised between the US, the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico and Germany. She obtained a Pre-Veterinary certificate from the University of Puerto Rico in Mayaguez, a bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Florida and a master’s degree from the Metropolitan University in Cupey, Puerto Rico. Sheylda is currently finishing her PhD in Ecology, from the University of Turabo, where she has worked as part of the faculty since 2007. In addition, she is an adjunct professor at the University of Puerto Rico in Arecibo.