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Sylvia Earle: an eyewitness for change in our seas
Marine biologist and ocean explorer Dr. Sylvia Earle shares her unique firsthand perspective on the need to preserve underwater habitats and the importance of storytelling in the endeavor to protect our waters.
Kelly Fleming: and the power of 500 Women Scientists
Chemical engineer and 500 Women Scientists Policy & Advocacy Lead Dr. Kelly Fleming chats about the organization’s inception and their emerging outreach and advocacy efforts.
Siddhartha Roy: a public-focused scientist on Flint’s water crisis
Virginia Tech Ph.D. student Siddhartha Roy shares his experiences working with the Flint community to investigate their citywide lead contamination, and his insights on how to reform academic science to better serve the public good.