Alix Generous


Alix Generous's childhood was hindered with undiagnosed Autism until she learned to harness her gifts. Now at 23, she has already achieved things most people can only dream to do in their lives: speak at the United Nations, make a significant contribution to science, give three TED talks (most recently at TEDWomen 2015), and travel the world. In 2012, Alix travelled to Bali, Indonesia to study coral reefs where she discovered that bacteria deficiencies contributed to coral reef deaths. After writing and submitting a research paper on these findings to the SustainUs Citizen Science Research Competition, she won 1st place and presented her findings at the United Nations Convention of Biolog…