Dr. Flower E. Msuya, a Senior Researcher, works under the GlobalSeaweedSTAR project in the Botany Department, University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. She is a world renowned seaweed farming and innovation expert. She holds a PhD in integrated seaweed aquaculture from Tel Aviv University, Israel; Masters in Aquaculture from University of Kuopio, Finland; and Bachelor in Botany from University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. Recently, she has been involved in research on how to cope with effects of climate change under GlobalSeaweedSTAR project looking at causes and consequences of seaweed diseases, biosecurity practices, taxonomy, and socioeconomic resilience. Flower is the Founder and Chairperson of the Zanzibar Seaweed Cluster Initiative working with seaweed farmers in innovative farming (developing technologies for farming seaweed in deep waters) and value addition. Marginalized women in Tanzania have increased their income through sales of seaweed value-added products under her guidance. Dr. Msuya has also introduced the “habit of eating seaweed” in her country, Tanzania, a country that has no tradition of eating seaweed.