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Morganne Sigismonti

Bio
Morganne Sigismonti, a first year master’s student, graduated from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon in 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology. During her undergraduate career, Morganne explored wildlife biology through both her course work and internships. In her junior year, she enjoyed a summer internship assisting field biologists collect data on the Arroyo Toad and Western Pond Turtle at the San Diego USGS Field Station. In her final year, she accepted a self-led practicum where she collaborated with researchers at San Diego State University (SDSU) to curate Opiliones, an understudied order of arachnid, for the Lewis & Clark College Natural History Collection. After college, Morganne volunteered at the Marshal Hedin Arachnid research lab at SDSU and taught environmental education at The San Diego Natural History Museum, Birch Aquarium, and I Love A Clean San Diego. Through her experiences, she discovered her passion for sustainability education. She went on to educate military families as the sustainability program coordinator at Lincoln Military Housing in San Diego. Morganne is excited to specialize in Corporate Environmental Management with a focus in Communication. She aims to learn creative communication approaches that facilitate environmentally conscious behaviors in business practices and the public.