Jennifer Okafor, BSc.

Jennifer delivers core aspects of TRVST’s content and editorial vision, connecting highly engaging and expert editorial with our growing audience of environmentally conscious global citizens.

Since our early inception and through to the current day, Jen’s role involves researching some of our planet's most significant challenges. Jen’s built her expertise in all things sustainable by widely reading and researching expert studies and thought leadership from some of the world’s most influential scientists, changemakers, and environmentalists.

With an initial focus on renewable energy through recent editorial series around sustainable fashion, zero waste, and biodiversity, Jen has become a recognized authority in her own right. 

With a Bachelor of Science degree qualification in mass communication and media studies (Babcock University), Jen’s unique skill set understands how to connect the key aspects of environmental issues with as wide an audience as possible. Her tone and depth ensure that not only is TRVST’s content accessible and top of the market but also drives levels of engagement around sustainable actions for change.

Jen is also passionate about the role of future technology and its application for improving equality and access to digital products and services. A keen and motivated self-starting learner, Jen has recently furthered her knowledge at the forefront of technology advances, studying blockchain, data science, and innovative approaches to product development. 

Outside of her professional career, Jen enjoys contributing to platforms promoting career and personal growth to young women. She’s also a keen beauty and fashion follower, having previously built a high-profile blog about accessible beauty styles. 

Her favorite quote is:

”I hope you realize that every day is a fresh start for you. That every sunrise is a new chapter in your life waiting to be written.”

by Juansen Dizon, Confessions of a Wallflower. 

Jen hopes to better synthesize her skills and experience to build real-world answers to how we can improve our people and planet.

Jennifer Okafor's Latest Articles

Are Extreme Weather Events Increasing? Types And Examples
EnvironmentEnvironment
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Do we have more extreme weather events? The various catastrophes felt across the globe in the past years confirm this. Flooding, heatwaves, cyclones—our climate bears the brunt of human activities. Swift actions are needed to reduce our impact on the plant and defuse the intensifying weather patterns.
19 Baby Ferret Facts And What To Do If You Want To Care For One
BiodiversityBiodiversity
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Looking for some furry and fun facts about baby ferrets? Did you know that these adorable creatures are highly social and love to play with toys? From their unique physical features to their playful personalities, dive into the world of baby ferrets and discover their fascinating traits in our article!
11 Fastest Fish In The Ocean
BiodiversityBiodiversity
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Fish deploy speed as a key survival strategy. In our exploration, we identify the 11 fastest fish in the ocean, discussing their top speeds, locations, and aquatic behavior. Join us as we swim through the world of these swift marine creatures.
Are Pandas Endangered? Reasons & Conservation Efforts
BiodiversityBiodiversity
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Are pandas endangered? While their current status might be vulnerable, the threat isn't over. This article expands on the dangers pandas and their related species face and explores the different conservation actions implemented.
What is a Heat Pump? And how do they work?
Sustainable LivingSustainable Living
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What is a heat pump? This post explains its mechanisms and eco-friendliness. Explore how it contributes to sustainability, which could be your next step towards energy efficiency.
Guide to Rainwater Collection Systems                                 
Sustainable LivingSustainable Living
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Rainwater collection systems are gaining attention as climate change impacts intensify. These systems offer an efficient way to reuse water, reduce demand for municipal supplies, and contribute to a more sustainable future. Read on to learn more.
9 Living History Farms In The USA To Visit
Mind & BodyMind & Body
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Step into the past with living history farms. These operational farms not only cultivate crops but also cultivate an understanding of agricultural history. Join us as we learn about nine such farms across North America.
Top 12 Smartest Animals In The World That Will Impress You
BiodiversityBiodiversity
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While it's challenging to accurately compare animal and human intelligence, much research reveals various cognitive capabilities in the world’s most intelligent animals. From problem-solving skills to understanding language, species like bees and whales impress us with their intellectual prowess.
Is Glue Made from Horses? History, Types, Greener Alternatives
Sustainable LivingSustainable Living
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In an era marked by animal rights and environmental progress, the topic of horse glue remains a contentious one. We expose the reality of animal-based adhesive production while also highlighting the rise of synthetic alternatives.
Is Purified Water The Same As Distilled Water? Pros & Cons
Mind & BodyMind & Body
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Is distilled water the same as purified water? While both are safe to drink, there are distinctions. The former undergoes a rigorous, costly process, while the latter experiences specific chemical treatments. Learn more about these differences in this article.
13 Animals That Migrate: From Butterflies To Whales
BiodiversityBiodiversity
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By thoroughly analyzing animals that migrate, we shed light on the reasons behind these grand voyages. Science moves us from understanding seasonal shifts to grasping food scarcity as factors prompting this natural phenomenon. This article explore various species, such as bats, seals, wildebeest, salmon, and caribou, as we follow their migratory trails.
14 Plants That Keep Bugs And Insects Away  
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Pests are one of the gardener's biggest concerns! Instead of reaching for insecticides, consider adopting an eco-friendly approach with plants that keep bugs away. Learn about these natural deterrents and create outdoor spaces that respect biodiversity.
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