Alicia Amerson is a marine biologist, science communicator, drone pilot, and entrepreneur. She works to protect global biodiversity and empower communities through technology, science, and art. She is the founder of Alimosphere, a woman-owned business focused on reducing drone disturbance to wildlife while promoting the use of drones for conservation research. Alicia earned a Master's degree in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. She is a certified PMP project manager with over 10,000 hours and 15 years of professional success in environmental and technology-based projects.