JAWSOME Webinars

Starting March 23, 2020 we will be hosting free LIVE webinars with shark scientists, divers, videographers, photographers, Marine biologists, conservationists and more

*****You must download ZOOM to watch ( FREE VERSION)*****

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You can Also watch on YOUTubE after session Each Session.

*ALL TIMES ARE EST*

2021

Lizzie Daly- Wildlife Filming For Conservation

Tues March 23, 2 pm est- All ages

Lizzie Daly is a wildlife biologist, wildlife broadcaster and conservation filmmaker from Wales.Lizzie is currently studying a PhD on how we can protect and coexist alongside the African elephants in Kenya by attaching tags and has been working as a broadcaster now for 3 years. From Blue Planet Live Lessons to a National Geographic Live YouTube series Lizzie has a lot of experience in the broadcasting world and has a real passion for connecting others with the natural world! 

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jill heinerth-The Ocean Starts Beneath Your Feet

Tues march 30, 10 est- all ages

Jill Heinerth is an underwater explorer, writer, photographer, speaker, and filmmaker. A pioneer of technical rebreather diving, she has led expeditions into icebergs in Antarctica, volcanic lava tubes, and submerged caves worldwide. Jill is the first Explorer-in-Residence of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society. Her book, INTO THE PLANET, has been lauded by the Wall Street Journal, Oprah Magazine, and the New York Times. Jill is a Fellow of the International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame, Underwater Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the Explorers Club, which awarded her with the William Beebe Award for ocean exploration.

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Sharks4Kids & Minorities in Shark Sciences

Women in Science Panel

Thurs March 25, 3 pm est-high school +

Carlee Jackson: Originally from Detroit, MI, Carlee moved to south Florida to pursue a career in marine biology. She recently received her master's in marine biology from Nova Southeastern University. Her research focused on the effects of feeding tourism on nurse sharks in Belize. Currently, Carlee works with sea turtles and is a co-founder of Minorities in Shark Science, Inc., an organization dedicated to amplifying minority voices in the field of shark science. She continues to work in the field of shark science, working to increase diversity in this field.

Jillian Morris: Born and raised in Maine, Jillian’s love for the ocean started at an early age and has continued to play an integral role in her adult life. She has spent thousands of hours in the field working and diving with sharks across the globe. She is a marine biologist, shark conservationist, scuba instructor, educator and the founder of Sharks4Kids. She has filmed for numerous television shows and networks, has appeared on Shark Week, is a PADI Ambassadiver, was named Scuba Diving Magazine's July 2016 Sea Hero and was awarded the inaugural Shark Con Shark Hero Award in 2017.  She is the author of Norman the Nurse Shark and Shark Super Powers and a member of the prestigious Ocean Artists Society.

Dana Braxton: I'm originally from Louisville, Kentucky and I'm a second year at Bowling Green State University studying for a BA in Aquatic and Marine Biology.

Leann Winn: Leann Winn received a Bachelor's in Marine Science from Coastal Carolina University and a Master's in Environmental Education from Florida Institute of Technology. Over their career, Leann has taken part in a variety of projects on a global scale. Leann has been an educator for over 15 years and currently holds an Upper School Faculty position in the Science Department at Trevor Day School and is the Assistant Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Leann is the National Marine Education Association's New York State Chapter Representative. Since its inception, Leann has been part of the Sharks4kids team developing curriculum and working to create new ocean advocates. 

Ashley Woody Faiella: I am 27 and live in Fairbanks, Alaska. I am an independent Marine biologist with a primary research focus on sharks.

I decided I wanted to be a marine biologist when I was in 4th grade, and decided when O was about 16 that I wanted my primary focus to be sharks. I spend the majority of my time reading science journals and watching documentaries to feed my love of knowledge and to keep me learning. A lot of my research has been from home due to the current pandemic, I hope to eventually be able to go back into field studies soon.

Jenny Bortoluzzi: Jenny is a PhD researcher at Trinity College Dublin (Ireland) where she studies the ecology and behavior of sharks and cetaceans and what effects human activities are having on them. She graduated in 2015 with a BSc in Marine Biology with Oceanography from University of Southampton in the UK. She did her Masters of Research at the University in Plymouth. She is an avid freediver and loves underwater photographery. Jenny is a an ambassador for Sharks4Kids and does outreach and lessons with students from around the world.

Previously recorded webinars

Shane Gross

Our Blue Planet

High School

Learn more about Shane HERE

WATCH WEBINAR

Carlee Jackson

Nurse Sharks & Tourism

Age 9-14

Learn more about Carlee HERE

WATCH WEBINAR

Alannah Vellacott

Farming Corals for the Future

All ages

Learn more about Alannah HERE

WATCH WEBINAR

Jessica Pate

The Mysterious Manta Rays

of Florida

Middle & High School 

Learn more about Shane HERE

WATCH WEBINAR

How to Draw a Sawshark

Dr. Julius Csotonyi

All ages

DRAW HERE

Swimming with Giants:

The Mysterious Basking Shark

Dr. Isla Hodgson

Ages 9-14

Learn more about Isla HERE

WATCH WEBINAR

Wildlife Filming for

Conservation

Lizzie Daly

All ages

Learn more about Lizzie HERE

WATCH WEBINAR

Sharks4Kids & Minorities in

Shark Sciences Women in Marine Science 

Panel

High School +

Learn more about

MISS Members HERE

WATCH WEBINAR

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