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STEMExplore Virtual Career Connection with a Marine Science Community Conservation Action Expert
A STEMExplore Virtual Career Connection with Dr. Karlisa Callwood, Director, Community Conservation Action Program at Perry Institute for Marine Science.

During this 30-minute session, the participants will:
- Learn about marine science as a career in general;
- Observe the day to day tasks of a conservationist working in fisheries management;
- 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.

Topic/Career: Marine Science, Fisheries, Conservation Management

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Jul 29, 2020 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Dr. Karlisa Callwood
Director of Community Conservation Action Program @Perry Institute for Marine Science
Dr. Karlisa Callwood is a marine scientist and educator who focuses on interdisciplinary approaches to evaluating fisheries and conservation management.  Her interests include establishing practices to enhance science education, particularly from those from undeserved communities, and enhancing strategies to better bridge the gaps that exist between scientists, policymakers, and the public through informal science learning and interdisciplinary approaches.Karlisa has over a decade of experience developing and managing informal science education programming. She has created and overseen the implementation of a variety of science programs and grant projects at organizations like the Frost Museum of Science, the Deering Estate at Cutler, Breakthrough Miami, the Port Townsend Marine Science Center, and Pacific Science Center.  This includes the management of several programs focused specifically on engaging students from underrepresented and underserved communities in the sciences.