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environmental economics and policy

Secota hugs Benny the Beaver at Oregon State's campus before walking in the 2017 commencement ceremony.

Big dreams have humble beginnings

Growing up in a small village in Guyana – which Secota described as “a third-world country” when she was growing up – Secota Douglas always had dreams that were bigger than her surroundings, including earning a degree from a prestigious university such as Oregon State.