Nivette Pérez-Pérez – Manager, Community Science
Contact: email@example.com | (302) 226-8105 ext. 709
Nivette M. Pérez-Pérez is the Center’s Manager of Community Science. Originally from Ponce, Puerto Rico, Nivette completed her Bachelor’s in Coastal Marine Biology at the University of Puerto Rico in Humacao. She then went on to complete her Master’s of Science in Natural Resources through Delaware State University as part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Living Marine Resources Cooperative Science Center in Dover, Delaware.
Before her work at the Center, she held a field technician position with Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission and worked as an independent consultant for the Caribbean Fishery Management Council. Through these experiences, she interacted with numerous recreational and commercial anglers learning first-hand about fisheries and aquatic ecosystems. These interactions motivated her passion for science communications.
In her spare time, she can be found training Krav-Maga, helping organize events to promote outdoor recreation like Delaware’s Becoming an Outdoors Woman program, working to increase Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the fisheries sciences with the DEI Committee and Equal Opportunity Section of the American Fisheries Society, hiking Delaware’s trails or fishing Delaware’s waterways with friends and family.