Staff Profile profile for elibas
Eliane coordinates the Young Marine Biologist and Student membership programmes of the Association. Within this role, Eliane is responsible for the delivery of a range of initiatives aiming to facilitate engagement of the younger members with the activities of the Association, while providing opportunities for career development. Additionally, Eliane is a member of the Education and Outreach team, working both on the frontline, and behind the scenes to encourage people from all walks of life to better understand and engage with the marine environment. It is within and beyond the remit of this work that Eliane works with partners across the UK and beyond to accelerate ocean literacy in society as a member of the We Are Ocean network and on the Board of the European Marine Science Educators Association (EMSEA), and has become interested in making science accessible to all through the Inclusive Science Engagement Network. Eliane also founded and chairs the MBA's Sustainability Working Group, which aims to improve sustainability practices within the organisation. Before joining the MBA, Eliane worked and volunteered in aquatic sciences research in the UK and Portugal.