Martina A Nicolls is a writer, peace activist, environmentalist, science communicator, and independent international consultant in evaluations, audits, data quality, education, health, governance, human rights, and peace building. She travels mainly to post-conflict countries and countries with emerging or transitional governments as a technical specialist or evaluator. She is particularly interested in science and mathematics, gender achievements and freedoms, eliminating child labor, non-violent conflict resolution, and cross-cultural boundaries for peace, equity, and justice.
She has more than 35 years’ experience in international development, working in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Botswana, Cambodia, China, Ethiopia, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Iraq (and the Kurdistan Region), Kashmir, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos PDR, Liberia, Mauritius, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan (and Darfur), Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Uganda, Uzbekistan, and Vietnam.
She has published the following books:
The Shortness of Life: A Mongolian Lament (2015)
The Komodo Verses: Dragon Poems (2012)
Liberia’s Deadest Ends (2012)
Bardot’s Comet (2011)
Kashmir on a Knife-Edge (2010)
The Sudan Curse (2009)
She currently lives in Tbilisi, Georgia, and holds both Australian and British citizenships.
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