Joe S. Grabowski (US/CA) is a science communicator and educator working to inspire the next generation of scientists and explorers. He is the founder of the nonprofit Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants, which brings science, exploration, adventure, and conservation live into classrooms across North America through virtual speakers and field trips. Since 2015, he’s hosted well over 1,500 live events connecting hundreds of thousands of students with leading scientists and explorers from over 80 countries. In 2017, Joe was selected as a National Geographic Emerging Explorer and shortly after became National Geographic’s first Education Fellow. He’s a top 50 finalist for the Global Teacher Prize and is a fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society and Explorers Club. An avid SCUBA diver for the past decade, he's always looking for an excuse to sink beneath the waves.
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