"I don't have my house anymore, hurricane Irma caused my roof to cave in. It caved in all my rooms except the bedroom so I don't have a place right now. I lost almost everything."
-Risa, St. Thomas Resident, assisted by Field Ready
When Julia Jenjezwa first heard that Field Ready was looking for people to add to our roster of people ready to respond to disasters, she jumped at the chance.
“I just want to help people,” she says, “by using my skills.”
Using wifi that Julia helped restore, she shows kids in the USVI where she is from
Originally from Zimbabwe, Julia completed a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Yale University. When not responding to disasters for Field Ready, she is a school teacher in STEM-related subjects.