Communication & Engagement Activities

Co-Editor, #MySciComm Blog Series, Communication & Engagement SectionEcological Society of America

Chairperson-Elect, Communication & Engagement Section, Ecological Society of America (2017-2018)

 2018

UPCOMING: Workshop Co-Organizer: The 1-pager: A Practical Tool for Translating Research Into Action, Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA

UPCOMING: Workshop Co-Organizer: Building Scientist-Community Partnerships and Best Practices: Lessons from New Orleans Post-Hurricane Katrina and Other Extreme Events, Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA

UPCOMING: INSPIRE Session Co-Organizer: Talking about the Hard Stuff: Using the Science of Scicomm to Effectively Engage and Communicate about Ecology, Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA

UPCOMING: Invited Speaker, INSPIRE Session: Expanding Ecology: Your ESA Sections and Chapters Focused on Diversity, Equity, and InclusionThe ESA Communication & Engagement Section: working to recognize, empower, and professionalize diverse efforts to strengthen the role of science in society, Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA

Invited Speaker, Presidential Symposium: Celebrating women in malacology, Loved to death: Leveraging our appetite for oysters on the half shell to resurrect reefs and revitalize coastal communities, American Malacological Society/Western Society of Malacologists joint Annual Meeting, Honolulu, HI.

Invited Speaker, Symposium: Sustaining wetland science in a time of political divisiveness and scientific skepticism: Diverse voices, transformative careers, and impactful communication, The power of a story: exploring communication methods that build connections between science and society, Society of Wetland Scientists Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.

Invited Panelist, 15th Annual San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival, Climate Change Panel, San Francisco, CA.

Invited Speaker, Pairings: Cultivating a Taste for Science Through Food, Bivalves, Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA

2017

Invited SpeakerUnderstanding Sea Level Rise – Predictions, Planning, & Conversation, Communicating about Climate Change, SFSU Romberg Tiburon Center and San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Tiburon, CA

Invited Speaker,  Local Climate Science & Education Series, Workshop 1, A Deep Dive into Ocean Acidification, Bay Area Climate Literacy Impact Collaborative (BayCLIC), San Francisco, CA

Workshop Designer/OrganizerImprov Your Science: Building Skills for Effective Communication, Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Portland, OR

Invited Keynote SpeakerEmpower future leaders! Engaging in knowledge exchange with curiosity and compassion, Texas Lutheran University: Engaging Pedagogy Conference, Seguin, TX

Invited SpeakerBuilding seashells by the seashore, UC Davis Bodega Marine Laboratory: Science Uncorked!, Bodega Bay, CA

Invited Panelist, Women in Science Panel, Oregon State University: SPARK Arts + Science @ OSU, SEA Through the Eye of an Artist, Corvallis, OR

Invited Speaker, Stand Up For Science, but HOW?, Point Blue Conservation Science, Petaluma, CA

Invited Speaker, Challenges and new approaches for understanding coastal marine species under ocean acidification, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA

2016

Secretary, SciComm Section, Ecological Society of America (2016-2017)

Communications Officer, Women in Science, Oregon State University (2016-2017)

Science Communication Fellow, Oregon Museum of Science & Industry (2016-2017)

Invited Panelist, Engaging with the Wider World: True Tales Told Live, Ecological Society of America Annual meeting, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Curator, Building Seashells by the Seashore, Oregon Museum of Science & Industry

2015

Invited SpeakerIGNITE: Igniting the Fire to Answer Grand Challenges, Coastal & Estuarine Research Federation Annual meeting, Portland, OR

Briefing (invited), U.S. Congressional Shellfish Caucus, Washington, D.C.

Hettinger Shellfish Caucus briefing

2014

Invited Speaker, Science on Tap: Hatfield Marine Science Center, Toledo, OR

2012

Speaker, University of California Symposium on Sea and Coast, University of California Bodega Marine Laboratory

2011

Invited Speaker, San Francisco Bay Native Oyster Working Group, Tiburon, CA

2010

Invited Speaker, Marine Conservation Biology Institute, Workshop on Ocean Acidification, Seattle, WA

2009

Invited Speaker, Lawrence Hall of Science middle school research camp, University of California Bodega Marine Laboratory

Invited Presentation & Tour, California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science (COSMOS), University of California Bodega Marine Laboratory

2008

Invited Speaker, Lawrence Hall of Science middle school research camp, University of California Bodega Marine Laboratory

Invited Presentation & Tour, California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science (COSMOS), University of California Bodega Marine Laboratory