Marie Rarieya is a science and technology studies scholar specializing in areas of sustainable development, education and training, capacity building and institutional strengthening. She has over 20 years’ experience working on sustainable development issues in Africa at four different institutions, namely, Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), UNU-IAS, the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), both based in Nairobi, Kenya. Rarieya, has contributed to the development of a new conceptual framework termed-‘agrocomplexity’-for understating sustainable development challenges and its complexities. She has excellent leadership, decision-making, management and communication skills. Rarieya seeks to contribute to agricultural research for development, seeking to craft policy that contributes to poverty reduction through capacity building strategies focusing on reframing the existing development model and recognizing the different barriers women and girls face in every development challenge. Passionate about agricultural transformation, individual transformation and contribution toward bringing change in the world. Why not change the world? Rarieya combines analytical writing and communication skills, academic expertise and professional skills, which focuses on theory and practice of sustainable development in the context of mainstreaming gender issues in developing countries.