Mary’s grantmaking promotes the protection and resilience of U.S. and Canadian Arctic Ocean ecosystems and coastal communities.
Mary has dedicated her career to advancing marine conservation and stewardship through research, policy advocacy, and partnering with people most impacted by climate change and ecosystem declines. Before joining Moore Foundation, Mary spent several years studying ways to improve U.S. ocean management and the sustainability of global fisheries and aquaculture. Prior to that, she worked for Blue Ocean Institute (now the Safina Center) and as a field scientist.
Mary holds a Ph.D. in ecology from Duke University, a master’s degree from the College of William & Mary, and a bachelor’s degree from Haverford College.
View Mary's scientific and policy publications.
Marine Conservation Initiative