Rebecca Boger’s educational background and work experience have given her an interdisciplinary background in GIS, marine science, science education, geography and statistics. In 1998, she received a Knauss Fellowship in Marine Policy and worked for the Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Program on the science team. She continued working for GLOBE until June 2007 as an international project scientist, regional desk officer for Africa and the Near East, and deputy director for international and U.S. partnerships. She enjoys building collaborations among scientists, teachers, students and other citizens to undertake science and education projects. She has a keen interest in working in the greater New York City area and in developing countries, particularly Africa. Her research interests include watershed studies and management, wetlands, estuarine habitats and coastal processes.