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Callum Watson

Youth and Family Volunteer Coordinator

Callum Watson is the youth and family volunteer coordinator at the Aquarium of the Pacific. Among the signature programs of his portfolio are the Teen Science Café and Teen Climate Council.

He believes in empowering youth to lead within the institution, which ensures the sustainability and longevity of the Aquarium’s missions and projects. Watson encourages teens in his program to “make footsteps worth following” as he guides them as emerging leaders. Some examples of projects volunteers in his program have led include the Antarctic Women in Science Series, short-film production, children’s book publication, tree plantings, and other community outreach. The Teen Climate Council has also created new content for and led the Aquarium’s Earth Day Festival. Watson has a strong academic background and expertise in marine science education, which includes a master’s of arts in educational leadership and administration. He is pursuing a PhD in instructional leadership at La Sierra University. He is also committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), which is evident through his involvement in the Aquarium’s DEIA (diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility) initiatives.

Callum Watson 2023 portrait

To arrange an interview, please contact a member of the PR team:

Director of Public Relations

Marilyn Padilla
(562) 951-1684

Communications Manager

Andreas Miguel
(562) 951-1678

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