Alex Score is a scientist with more than 20 years of experience as a marine biologist, and has worked to preserve and protect coral reefs, fisheries, and sensitive coastal habitats. In 2009 she joined EcoAdapt to focus her work on climate change adaptation in coastal and marine systems. Prior to joining EcoAdapt, she served as World Wildlife Fund Florida Program Marine Conservation Specialist. Alex was born in Costa Rica, and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Biology from Florida Institute of Technology and a Master of Science degree in Biology from Georgia Southern University. She has extensive experience in technical outreach and working in advancing management through stakeholder support. She was happy to participate in the National Marine Sanctuaries Sustainable Seas Expedition as Deep Worker Pilot and work on the characterization of soft corals and invertebrates communities off Georgia, Florida, and Gulf Coast.