Elena Somers

Elena Somers (1995) studied Communication Studies at the VU Amsterdam and is the first MSc. student to graduate on a project as part of the Your Tern Project. Her thesis was titled "Encouraging pro-environmental behavior through narrative persuasion in a comic strip" and involved an experimental study of effective communication strategies to promote conservation among young people in Namibia. Currently, she is responsible for the content on Facebook and supports in PR activities the project's website and other communication related work.