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ALEXANDRA VANCE

Co-founder
Marine Scientist & Conservation Lead

Living in Halifax, NS, for over a decade,  Alex graduated from Dalhousie University with a Master’s in Marine Management and began coordinating Oceans Week HFX in 2014. Presently working with Oceana Canada as an Ocean Science Expedition Coordinator, she is an avid surfer and enjoys  every opportunity to discover and connect others with our oceans.

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MONICA PHUNG

Co-founder
Marine Biologist & Media/Communications Lead

Nova Scotia based Land/Underwater Photographer & Rescue Diver, currently living in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Monica has a B.Sc. in Marine Biology from Dalhousie University and an advanced diploma in Oceans Technology from NSCC. She joined GlasOcean Engineering this past year to engage youth in renewable energy. She is now a full-time freelance photographer.