Sandra Fly is a police sergeant and naturalist. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Tennessee Technological University and a Master’s degree in Biomolecular Science from Lipscomb University. As a biracial woman, Sandra believes that it is important to be a role model for other minority women in fields with low representation which include her roles as a public servant and contributions to scientific research in field biology. She has appeared in Tennessee’s Wildside program regarding the American Chestnut, Brown-headed Cowbird, and Cedar Glades.
Sandra Fly: Following Her Passion from Plants to Public Service
Meet Sandra, a police officer and naturalist, pursuing her passion for the environment and justice. She reflects on her journey into science, offers advice to young scientists and shares how she's learned that faith and science don't have to be in conflict.