Cheryl Lynn Fossani graduated from Florida Tech with her bachelors degree and her master's in Oceanography in 2006. Cheryl is currently an Oceanographer/Science Assistant for the National Science Foundation. The National Science Foundation is tasked with keeping the United States at the leading edge of discovery in areas from astronomy to geology to zoology. The NSF is also responsible for 20% of college research funding so Cheryl is instrumental in helping identify transforming scientific research to better society.
"I am currently working as a 'science assistant' for chemical and physical oceanography programs for the National Science Foundation (NSF). My position is working in science administration in the process that NSF follows to grant funding to scientists through peer panel reviews. Part of my job is to help organize these panel reviews. I get to meet the top scientists in the chemical and physical oceanographic fields."
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