Ida Kaller-Vincent holds a B.S. with honors in Marine Biology and Zoology from the University of Queensland, Australia, and a Master’s Degree in Environmental Science from Murdoch University, Australia. Ida has worked as a marine scientist and expedition leader in Madagascar, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, the Maldives, Costa Rica, Australia, Indonesia, Malawi, and the U.S. Prior to joining Ocean Connectors in 2021, she led conservation research expeditions worldwide, training citizen scientists in field research and wildlife conservation. She is a certified PADI Dive Master, Reef Check trainer, and trained in Wilderness First Aid, as well as an alpine climbing leader and instructor for The Mountaineers organization. At Ocean Connectors, Ida leads all aspects of our marine conservation, citizen science, and Eco Tour programs, using strong communication skills and strategic thinking to carry out the mission of the organization, foster relationships with partners and the general public, and build the capacity of Ocean Connectors. Ida is also a published author of a novel and a children’s book, and she has produced and directed two documentary films featured at various film festivals.