Research Associate, Ocean Collectiv
Raiana is from Atlanta, Georgia and grew up along the Chattahoochee River where she first became interested in aquatic & marine biology. She graduated from New York University where she studied Environmental Studies with a minor in Game Design. She plans to pursue a Ph. D. in marine biology and work at the intersections of environmental psychology, ocean conservation, and digital media. Raiana has held positions at the NYC Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, NYU Office of Sustainability, and the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue & Rehabilitation Center.