Heal the Bay Aquarium
Michelle graduated with a degree in Marine Biology from UC Santa Cruz. While there, she worked in a pinniped cognition lab as a marine mammal trainer, served as Divemaster in the UCSC scientific diving program, and provided support on a myriad of research projects as a scientific diver. After graduating, she worked in an environmental toxicology laboratory before going into science education at the Middle and High School Level. She then pursued a career in the public aquarium sector as a Life Support Technician and Aquarist.