Description of Lecture: The talk will be about how they started as independent scientists, what led them to Puerto Rico, and how they found their niche and built their company. The talk will also introduce some of the current projects and research that they have underway. A version of this presentation has been given to undergraduate students to help showcase a new angle for a career after graduate school that is not the traditional academic, government, or non-profit sector.

Presented by: Dr. Chelsea Harms-Tuohy and Captain Evan Tuohy

About the Presenters: Dr. Chelsea Harms-Tuohy and Captain Evan Tuohy are the co-founders of Isla Mar Research Expeditions, marine science education and research company in Puerto Rico. They started their business while still in graduate school and have since grown into an independent scientific company with offerings that include field course hosting, scientific diving and training, technical diving, and chartering their dive vessel for scientific research.

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  • Occurred Thursday, November 4th, 2021 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm


Lifelong Scholar Society