Aurora Aparicio Collazo is a program research analyst from UC Berkeley-Haas School of Business working with the Packard Foundation’s Ocean team. In this role, she supports the Ocean team’s program strategy, with a focus on advancing creative communications. Specifically, she serves to convey the broader significance of traditional marine data through communications of various styles and mediums and to conduct research and provide perspective on issues of equity. Prior to joining the Foundation, Aurora designed the curriculum for and taught an environmental communications studio course as a graduate student at the University of Michigan’s School for Environment and Sustainability (SEAS). In 2019, Aurora was honored with an Environmental Grantmakers’ Fellowship which she carried out at the Ocean Research and Conservation Association. She holds a master’s degree in Behavior, Education, and Communication from SEAS and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Florida State University.