Celebrating Women in Ocean Science, America's Cup Healthy Ocean Project
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, CA
The America's Cup Healthy Ocean Project and Aquarium of the Bay presents:
Celebrating Women In Ocean Science
Join us for an evening with four of the Nation's top leaders in Ocean Science. They will provide an overview of the emerging role of women in ocean science leadership and why they choose to pursue the ocean sciences. They will describe key challenges facing our Bay, coastal, and ocean resources, and provide powerful insight into the maintenance of the health of our ocean and planet.
Dr. Sylvia Earle
Explorer-in-Residence at National Geographic; Founder of Mission Blue/Sylvia Earle Alliance; America's Cup Healthy Ocean Project Global Ambassador; Founder of Deep Ocean Exploration and Research (DOER), and former Chief Scientist of NOAA.
Editor-in-Chief of the Science family of journals; former Director of the U.S. Geological Survey; former Director of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute.
Senior Scientist, The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito; Commissioner on the Marine Mammal Commission
Date: Wednesday, August 14th
Time: 5:30 PM Networking Reception begins, 6:30 Program begins.
Tickets: $10, which includes a free drink ticket, hors d'oeuvres, and a donation to the Healthy Ocean Project initiatives
Questions: Email HOP@americascup.com
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America's Cup Healthy Ocean Project
About the America’s Cup Healthy Ocean Project:
The 34th America’s Cup Healthy Ocean Project is Global “Call to Action” Campaign that embraces the connection between sailing and the ocean. Our overall goal of the Healthy Ocean Project is to create awareness around the problems that face the ocean and inspire individual action around the solutions that exist. The project focuses on three core issues: Marine Protected Areas, sustainable seafood, and marine debris/plastics.
America's Cup Local Healthy Ocean Project partners are: Aquarium of the Bay, Gulf of the Farallon National Marine Sanctuaries, Mission Blue, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Save the Bay, Marine Mammal Center, and Thank You Ocean.
America's Cup Global Healthy Ocean Project Partners are: IUCN, OceanElders, MissionBlue, One World One Ocean, Aquarium of the Bay, Sailors for the Sea, and Conservation International.