Rutgers Institute of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences and Department of Marine & Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University
Carrie Ferraro is the Associate Director of the Coastal Climate Risk & Resilience Initiative within Institute of Earth, Ocean & Atmospheric Sciences and is a member of the outreach team within the Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Carrie received her Ph.D. from Rutgers in Oceanography in 2010, studying the active microbial population in aquatic environments using molecular markers. After graduating, she began working with researchers to communicate their science through the construction and implementation of innovative Broader Impact statements that fulfill National Science Foundation requirements. Through this effort, she created high quality educational materials that fostered connections between students, educators, and researchers.