"I acknowledge and respect the Coast Salish First Nations' long and ongoing relationship with the land and sea where I work and play."
Stefania has worked for Malahat Nation on Marine Stewardship programs and was the Communications Director at Raincoast Education Society, a non-profit organization in Tofino BC.
She is interested in new opportunities to build communities through digital and visual communication; particularly those involving marine conservation and science.
She is the founder of Guardians of the Deep: A citizen science program created to monitor Rockfish populations in the Salish Sea.
Visit the Guardians of the Deep website.
I specialize in Science Communication using story telling through public speaking, videography, and writing
I am a Marine Biologist, (MSc & BSc), with research and field experience setting up marine monitoring programs
A collection of ocean-themed acrylic on canvas paintings
Stefania completed her Master of Science degree at the University of Victoria, in British Columbia, Canada.
During her Master's she improved data availability for rockfish conservation while evaluating the quality of citizen science SCUBA-derived data.
(Supervised by Dr. John P. Volpe)