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Wednesday, September 30 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Wild Women: Oceans & Conservation

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The title says it all. These fearless five women are looking to change the way we see our ocean. Through different mediums of science and visual storytelling, each looks to the ocean as a new vector for exploration. Join them as they each tell their stories of what it’s like working and filming under the sea.


Speakers
avatar for Farah Obaidullah

Farah Obaidullah

Independent Ocean Advocate, Consultant and the Founder of Women4Oceans
Farah Obaidullah is an Independent Ocean Advocate, Consultant and the Founder of Women4Oceans. She holds both a Master of Science and Bachelor of Science from Imperial College in London. With 16 years experience in ocean advocacy, Farah has travelled the world, observing the beauty... Read More →
avatar for Alannah Vellacott

Alannah Vellacott

Marine Ecologist, Coral Farmer and Science Communicator
Alannah Vellacott is a Bahamian marine ecologist, coral farmer and science communicator. Alannah is passionate about marine research and outreach and she works daily to restore the world's dying coral reefs through growing corals to bolster reef resilience. An experienced diver and... Read More →
avatar for Inka Cresswell

Inka Cresswell

Wildlife Filmmaker and Underwater Camera Operator.
Inka Cresswell is a Wildlife filmmaker and underwater camera operator. After studying a B.Sc degree in Marine Biology she noticed a strong disconnect between science and general awareness and decided to combine her passion for underwater photography and interest in marine biology... Read More →
avatar for Katie Bryden

Katie Bryden

Senior Video Producer
Katie Bryden is a cause-based conservation filmmaker. Currently, she works as a Senior Video Producer at Conservation International and is an Emerging League Fellow at the International League of Conservation Photographers (iLCP). Katie has led international film productions in Tanzania... Read More →
avatar for Malaika Vaz

Malaika Vaz

National Geographic Explorer, wildlife presenter and filmmaker
Malaika is a National Geographic Explorer, wildlife presenter and filmmaker. As part of her Nat Geo Early Career grant, Malaika recently created a 3-part documentary series on the community-led conservation of Big Cats in India titled 'Living with Predators' which is scheduled to... Read More →
avatar for Dr. Erika Woolsey

Dr. Erika Woolsey

Marine Biologist, Designer, VR filmmaker & National Geographic Explorer
Dr. Erika Woolsey is a marine biologist, designer, VR filmmaker, National Geographic Explorer, Visiting Scholar at the Stanford University Virtual Human Interaction Lab, and CEO and co-founder of The Hydrous, a non-profit devoted to translating marine science into public understanding... Read More →


Wednesday September 30, 2020 4:30pm - 5:30pm MDT
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