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Episode 81: An Environmental Engineer & Research Scientist

Her Stem Story

Release Date: 11/20/2019

Our guest today is Dr. Tracy Fanara, an environmental engineer, and research scientist, currently managing the Environmental Health program at Mote Marine Laboratory, where she investigates, designs, and implements strategies to alleviate manmade and natural impacts on the environment and human health. You may have seen her on Mythbusters the Search, Animal Outtakes, Awesome Planet, or as an expert on The Weather Channel.

In this episode we talk about:

1. What is Environmental Engineering?

2. How & why Tracy chose environmental engineering?

3. What her day at Mote Marine Laboratory looks like?

4. How did she get into mainstream Science Communication?

5. Her biggest advice for women in STEM.

Links:

Instagram - @inspectorplanet

https://mote.org/staff/member/tracy-fanara

https://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/mythbusters-the-search/bios/tracy-fanara

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