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Special Education Projects Coordinator, Galapagos Science Center

Daniela earned her Bachelor’s degree in Marine Ecology from USFQ and, after completing her degree, she was part of the volunteer program with the Parque Nacional Galapagos (PNG) and participated in several marine research projects. She received her Master’s degree in Protected Area Management from James Cook University, Australia. Daniela now works as the Special Education Projects Coordinator at the Galapagos Science Center.

Daniela hopes to continue with marine research through emblematic projects to contribute to knowledge about the marine megafauna in Galapagos and its possible threats to inform policymakers. Daniela is passionate about the underwater world, organic agriculture, and reducing the unnecessary consumption of products to contribute to leaving a better world. As a hobby, she loves rock climbing, mountain biking, surfing, and experimenting in the kitchen with different recipes.