Passionate marine science and conservation student seeking an opportunity to reveal strong skills and knowledge on environmental protection, sustainable development, and natural resource management . Offer developed analytical, teamwork, and technical skills to complete projects in a timely and efficient manner. Specialized at marine science and conservation, coastal zone management, water resource management, marine debris and microplastics conservation.
Conservation Strategy Development
Geographic Information System
Photography and Video Editing
Data Management and Analysis
September 2015-March 2016Intern | United Nations Environment Programme | Nairobi, Kenya
Internship at UNEP Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities (GPA) Marine Litter Unit.
Developed and drafted concept note of Global Monitoring System for Marine Litter
Provided scientific research assistance to UNEP studies related marine plastic debris and microplastics conservation.
Drafted, translated, and reviewed materials for UNEP Frontiers 2016 Report, and GPA websites
Support the preparations for the Second session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-2) with a focus on marine litter (ML) relevant activities
Support the development and implementation of marine litter action plans in Regional Seas Conventions and Action Plans
Assisted Global Partnership on Marine Litter (GPML) communication within member agencies, private sectors, and NGOs, including NOAA Marine Debris Division.
April 2015-June 2015Teaching Assistant | University of Miami | Miami, Florida
Teaching Assistant for Water Resource Policy and Law Summer research trip to Vietnam and China.
Support with faculty research projects related Mekong River watershed water resource management
Helped with trip plan and coordination with cooperated universities and other organizations
March 2015-March 2015Graduate Student Researcher | University of Miami | Miami, FL
Conducted field research regarding solid waste management in Bocas De Toro, Panama.
Design field research plan and drafted research propose.
Conducted fieldworks including investigations, observations, and interviews.
Created and submitted research report and short research documentary.
2016Master of Professional Science: Marine ConservationUniversity of Miami, Miami, Florida
2014Bachelor of Arts: Marine Affairs and PolicyUniversity of Miami, Miami, Florida
Pinya, S., Peter, K.,Heidi, S., Jing, Z.,(2016),"Microplastics: Trouble in the Foodchain",UNEP