"Visiting extreme and isolated marine environments such as the Antarctic, knowing that you’re seeing a part of the seafloor that no one has ever seen before or a species that no one has ever described it pretty exciting."
"The problem is not that women are not interested in marine science (or science in general for that matter). The problem is that science, industry, and academia have shown themselves to be inhospitable to women time and time again."
Vanessa is a conservation biologist, science communicator and PhD student at Macquarie University researching the conservation threats for cetaceans.
Welcome to a brand new series on Leading Women in Marine Science. First up is coral scientist @StephGGardner