Sonia Vedral is an education specialist with PLACE: SLR and is based out of the Mississippi State University Coastal Research & Extension Center. She works with teachers and students along the northern Gulf to increase their knowledge about sea-level rise and help communities become more resilient. Sonia has a bachelor’s degree in biology from Northeastern University and a master’s degree in marine biology from Nova Southeastern University.

Fun Fact:

Sonia has worked as a marine biologist/educator in 5 coastal states, including as an educational airboat driver in the Everglades.

Favorite Spot on the Northern Gulf:

Biking or walking along US-90.