Funded by the NOAA Educational Partnership Program with Minority-Serving Institutions Cooperative Agreement Award #NA16SEC4810009

Sandra Leal is a NOAA CCME Undergraduate Scholar completing a B.S. in Marine Biology at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Sandra is interested in attending graduate school and is currently conducting research in the area of Placed-Based Conservation under the supervision of Dr. Carlos Cintra Buenrostro.