Dominique received a B.S. degree from the University of Calgary in Ecology and Zoology in 2019 and is a Master’s student at the University of Victoria, studying Marine Ecology. Her research focuses on how local and global disturbances are affecting the biodiversity of coral reefs on Kiritimati Island in the Republic of Kiribati. She plans to pursue a Ph.D. in marine ecology in the future. To learn more about her research, please visit https://dominiquemaucieri.wixsite.com/website.