Workshops & Teaching

[Upcoming//Aug 2019] National Geographic Expeditions. National Geographic Expert aboard 2 Circumnavigation of Iceland trips.

March 2019 National Geographic On Campus, University of Virginia. Workshop leader: The Science of Storytelling for Impact. Charlottesville, Virginia.

Dec 2018 National Geographic Exodus Aveiro Fest. Speaker and Masterclass teacher. Aveiro, Portugal.

Nov 2018 National Geographic On Campus, University of Miami. Speaker and Workshop co-leader: The Science of Storytelling for Impact. Miami, Florida.

June 2017 National Geographic Student Expeditions. Photography instructor for Marine Conservation and Photography Expedition for high school students in Belize.

May 2017 University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications. Conservation Photography instructor for undergraduate field course in Cuba.


Feb 2019 Explorer Classroom. National Geographic Education. Link to presentation.

Oct 2018 MontPhoto Fest, Speaker & Photo Contest Judge. Lloret de Mar, Spain.

Feb 2018 "Celebrating Amazing Women in Science, Exploration, Adventure, and Conservation." Co-hosted by 'Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants' and National Geographic Education. Link to presentation.

Feb 2018 University of Florida Water Institute Symposium. Complex Challenges, Integrated Solutions:Shaping Our Water Future. Plenary Panel: Telling Water's Story. Link to presentation.

Jan 2018. Featured on the Discovery Channel's Daily Planet. View the teaser and full episode.

Nov 2017 Keynote Speaker, Wes Skiles Water Stewardship Awards. Gainesville Fine Arts Association, Gainesville, FL [tickets here].

Oct 2017 Keynote Speaker, Audubon Florida Assembly: Water for Florida's Future.

Oct 2017 Beyond the Self: Women of Nat Geo Changing the World. Co-hosted by Bridges Unite and Fox, Women's Club of Coconut Grove, Miami, FL.

Sept 2017 Speaker, Florida Sea Grant Coastal Science Symposium. Gainesville, FL, Title: Walking on Water.

June 2017 Speaker, BYT and National Geographic’s Excellent Adventure. The Official Explorers Festival 2017 After Hours.

April 2017 Keynote Speaker, University of North Florida's "St. John's River Experience," Jacksonville, FL, Title: Walking on Water: Using conservation photography to help Floridians understand their most vital resource.

April 2017 Alachua Conservation Trust (ACT) speaker series, Title: Walking on Water.

March 2017 National Geographic livestream in partnership with Microsoft for the #MakeWhatsNext initiative to inspire girls to stay in STEM. Live from the Ichetucknee River on the National Geographic Facebook page.

March 2017 North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA) Summit, Jacksonville, FL. Lightning Talk Speaker.

Feb 2017 "Celebrating Amazing Women in Science and Exploration." Co-hosted by 'Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants' and National Geographic Education. Link to presentation.

Feb 2017 "Water: New Directions Through Arts and Science." Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities, Emerging Creatives Student Summit Pop Up Speaker. Title: Walking on Water

Jan 2017 National Geographic Explorer Classroom presentation. Link to presentation.

Nov 2016 Speaker at the H.T. Odum Florida Springs Institute’s "The Art and Science of Springs Conservation," Title: Walking on Water.

April 2016 St. Petersburg Green Thumb Festival speaker, Title: A lens into our fragile freshwater

Oct 2015 TEDx Jacksonville speaker, Title: Illusions: a lens into our fragile freshwater.

April 2015 Jacksonville Museum of Science and History, Illusions exhibit reception speech, Title: Illusions and photography in Florida’s springs

April 2015 H.T. Odum Florida Springs Institute’s “Give Springs A Break” event, Title: Beauty in the Breakdown: The art of saving Florida’s springs

May 2011 Theories in Action: Brown University's Senior Capstone Conference, Title: Decomposition in Salt Marshes: Implications for Sea Level Rise

May 2011 Brown University Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Brown Bag Seminar, Title: Belowground decomposition of the salt marsh cordgrass Spartina alterniflora: Implications for sea level rise