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Polita Glynn

Director, Pew Marine Fellows Program
The Pew Charitable Trusts

Polita Glynn joined Pew in 2009 as manager of the Pew Fellows Program in Marine Conservation, which provides fellowships to outstanding natural and social scientists, researchers and others around the globe to support innovative projects aimed at developing and implementing solutions to critical challenges facing the world’s oceans.

She directed the Fellows Program from 2005 to 2008 when it was based at the University of Miami in Florida. Previously, she was a freelance project director, educator, media writer and producer specializing in marine conservation. She developed programs and campaigns for organizations such as Biscayne National Park, the Marineland Dolphin Conservation Center, International Year of the Reef and Sea Grant. As an educator, she worked with the Massachusetts State Department of Education, the Miami-Dade County Public Schools and the U.S. Agency for International Development on the design and development of media and multicultural education programs.

Glynn holds a bachelor’s degree in American studies from Bennington College and a master’s degree from the Harvard University Graduate School of Education. She studied film and television production at the University of Miami.

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February 28, 2012

Pew Announces 2012 Recipients of Distinguished Marine Conservation Fellowship

The Pew Environment Group announced today six recipients of the 2012 Pew Fellowship in Marine Conservation. They are from Brazil, Cuba, France, Peru, and the United States.

April 26, 2011

Pew Announces 2011 Recipients of Distinguished Marine Conservation Fellowship

The Pew Environment Group's announcement that four individuals, representing Chile, Mexico and the United States, received a 2011 Pew Fellowship in Marine Conservation.

March 3, 2010

Pew Announces 2010 Recipients of Distinguished Marine Conservation Fellowship

From shellfish to seabirds, Fellows will help ocean wildlife and habitats throughout the world.

March 5, 2009

Pew Announces 2009 Recipients of Distinguished Marine Conservation Fellowship

Fellows to Protect Ocean Wildlife and Habitats through Research, Community Activism and Multi-Media Communication

February 16, 2007

2007 Pew Fellows in Marine Conservation: Developing New Tools for Ocean Protection

The recipients of the 2007 Pew Fellowship in Marine Conservation have been announced.

February 1, 2006

Global Pioneers in Marine Conservation: 2006 Pew Fellows In Marine Conservation

Pew Fellowships in Marine Conservation announced by the Pew Institute for Ocean Science.

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