Ocean GEMS (Girls Explore Marine Science) is a multimedia series and outreach program that connects girls to women marine scientist role models to inspire ocean science adventures, inquiries, and careers. Join Ocean GEMS host Danni Washington as she shares stories about her adventure in Ecuador with Dr. Andrea Marshall and their encounter with giant manta rays. Attendees will learn about the positive impact women marine scientists are making on the field of ocean sciences and conservation around the world.
Danni Washington is a passionate oceans advocate and science communicator. She earned a bachelor’s of science degree in marine science/biology from the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. She co-starred with actor Jaden Smith in the official educational video for the recent film After Earth starring Jaden and his father Will Smith. She is also the co-founder and CEO of The Big Blue & You, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring and educating youth about marine conservation through the arts and media.
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Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014 | 7:00 PM–8:30 PM
|Cost||$5 for public; FREE for Aquarium members, seniors age 62 and up, teachers, and students with valid ID and advanced reservations.|
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