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Maggie Allen is an Education Specialist at NOAA's Office of Education, contracted through TechGlobal. Beginning her role in the office as a Knauss Marine Policy Fellow, she now coordinates grant and partnership programs, such as a network of 27 aquariums, that work to build a more environmentally literate society. Maggie has a B.A. in Environmental Sociology from Whitman College and a Master's in Marine and Environmental Affairs from the University of Washington, where her thesis focused on how partnerships and policy contributed to a successful indigenous-led social movement against a fossil fuel export terminal in the Pacific Northwest. Maggie has worked as a social scientist for NOAA's Northwest Fisheries Science Center, an AmeriCorps VISTA at the South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, and as an environmental educator in the Florida Keys.