Jen Rubis

Jennifer Rubis is Programme Specialist of UNESCO's Local and Indigenous Knowledge Systems programme, Jennifer focuses on knowledge of weather, climate and climate change. Since 2000, she has worked both at the community to international level towards the inclusion of indigenous knowledge in environmental policy and decision-making. A Dayak from Malaysian Borneo she comes from a line of shamans and priestesses and from one of the few Jagoi families that actively honor, through practice, their hill rice cultivation traditions.