Her STEM Story: The SHARK Scientist.


In this week’s DiveIn sponsored episode, Her STEM Story‘s host, Prasha Sarwate talks to the amazing Melissa Cristina Márquez. She is a Latina marine biologist and conservationist in Sydney, Australia. Melissa is actively engaged in research, exploration, communication, and application of scientific knowledge related to the conservation of marine ecosystems. She studies sharks and their relatives and shares passionately about them through her program The Fins United Initiative (TFUI). Melissa has over 6,000 followers on Twitter, multiple blog posts, a TED-X talk and she is a strong advocate for diversity for women in STEM especially LATINA women in STEM. Listen on to learn more about this UNSTOPPABLE SHARK Scientist.

To keep up with Melissa on social media be sure to check her out on Facebook and Instagram too!