Jennifer is a Project Manager and Researcher for emLab’s Blue Prosperity Coalition partnership. Through this partnership, Jennifer works on and manages sustainable fisheries and ocean planning projects in Curaςao, the Azores, Tonga, Bermuda, the Maldives, the Federated States of Micronesia, and Samoa. She also contributes to emLab’s ongoing work in the Pacific and helps coordinate visitors and events as part of emLab’s Operations Team. Prior to joining emLab, Jennifer worked for the Environmental Defense Fund and the National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science. She holds a MESM from UC Santa Barbara’s Bren School of Environmental Science & Management and a B.S. from UC San Diego. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, camping, baking, gardening, and all ocean-related activities.