Ketty Kabengele is a third-year Ph.D. Candidate in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. She is a member of the Ogbunu Research Lab, where she uses experimental evolution to understand how viruses evolve in different ecological settings and how that influences disease. Apart from her scientific interests, Ketty is interested in teaching and learning. She is interested in equitable, active, and collaborative teaching strategies that inspire students to think critically during their intellectual growth. During her time at Yale, she has also conducted summer seminars for the Yale African Scholars titled “Becoming A Scientist” and “Viruses All Around Us.” She is also one of the Lead Academic Mentors for the Yale Academic Strategies Program.