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STEMExplore Virtual Career Connection with a Dolphin Acoustics Specialist
Join EarthEcho International as we highlight relatable voices in STEM careers! With STEMExplore, we invite female professionals to share their STEM journey with a live audience during dynamic virtual events.

Topic/Career: Marine Science, Cetacean Behavior & Acoustics, Ocean Conservation

STEMExplore Mentor: Dr. Morgan Martin, Marine Scientist, University of Southern Denmark

The conversation will focus on women in STEM and the STEMExplore Mentor will share her personal journey and the positive influences that helped her to realize her professional capabilities.

During this 30-minute session, the participants will:
- Learn about ocean conservation and marine science as a career in general;
- Observe the day to day tasks of a marine scientist working in cetacean (dolphin and whale) acoustics;
- Gain insight into a STEM career and learn the steps it takes to become a professional in this area;
- Ask interview questions of the STEMExplore expert.

NOTE: If you are an educator or parent sharing this event with your students, please do not share your private link. Rather, please direct them to watch the live event at EarthEcho's YouTube channel, www.youtube.com/earthecho. Thank you!

Jul 15, 2020 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Dr. Morgan Martin
Marine Scientist @University of Southern Denmark
Morgan is a visiting scientist at the University of Southern Denmark. She has an MSc in Marine Science from the University of San Diego, California, and a BSc in Biology from the University of New Orleans, Louisiana. Morgan recently finished her PhD in Zoology at the University of Pretoria in South Africa. From 2015 - March 2019, she was based in Namibia, southern Africa, conducting her PhD research on the underwater acoustics of two species of wild African dolphins: Heaviside’s dolphins and dusky dolphins. She specializes in using underwater acoustics to estimate cetacean abundance and to study animal behavior.