STEMExplore Virtual Career Connection with a Conservation Criminologist

November 10, 2020 4:00 PM
(EST)

Summary

Join EarthEcho International as we highlight relatable voices in STEM careers! With STEMExplore, we invite female professionals to share their STEM journey with a live audience during dynamic virtual events.

The conversation will focus on women in STEM and the STEMExplore Mentor will share her personal journey and the positive influences that helped her to realize her professional capabilities.

During this 30-45 minute session, the participants will:
- Learn about conservation criminology and public policy as a career in general;
- Observe the day to day tasks of a conservation criminologist;
- Gain insight into a STEM career and learn the steps it takes to become a professional in this area;
- Ask interview questions of the STEMExplore expert.

Date: November 10, 2020 at 4:00 PM EASTERN

Topic/Career: Conservation Criminology, Ecology, Conservation, Public Policy

Panelists

Aalayna Green

Conservation Criminology Student at Michigan State University

Aalayna Green is pursuing a Bachelor's of Science in Zoology with a focus in Conservation Criminology & Public Policy, and a minor in Women's & Gender Studies at Michigan State University. Aalayna intends on pursuing a graduate degree in global conservation policy and environmental criminology. She has interest in wildlife conservation, indigenous rights, natural resource policy, wildlife crime, feminist political ecology, water sanitation, community conservation and environmental sustainability. In her free time, Aalayna enjoys vegan baking, canoeing, playing with her cats, and traveling.

Classroom Resources

STEMExplore Mentor Reflection Guide

Use this worksheet to allow students to reflect on their experience with a STEMExplore mentor after a Virtual Career Connection.

Science Standards