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Dr. Tierney Thys

Dr. Tierney Thys

Keynote Speaker: Marine Biologist, Educator & Filmmaker

Dr. Tierney Thys Biography

Dr. Tierney Thys is a biologist, filmmaker and Research Associate at California Academy of Sciences. Tierney was named a National Geographic Emerging Explorer in 2004, and has since received numerous grants from the National Geographic Society for a diversity of projects including satellite-tracking marine megafauna, mapping connections between nature and human wellbeing through brain imaging, and quantifying nature’s effect on incarcerated populations. Tierney has traveled to more than 60 countries and joined numerous National Geographic Expeditions—from Baja to Bali and Antarctica to the Galápagos.

As past Director of Research for Sea Studios Foundation, she helped produce award-winning PBS documentaries Strange Days on Planet Earth and Shape of Life, and is now an independent filmmaker and TED All-star speaker. She frequently contributes to TED-Ed, and her film about The Secret Life of Plankton earned recognition as a Wildscreen Panda Winner. Thys also serves on the science advisory board for the innovation think tank, Think Beyond Plastic, and is passionate about sharing the wonders of the world and promoting global stewardship.

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Dr. Tierney Thys Videos

Dr. Tierney Thys at the 2018 X-STEM Symposium
Explorer Classroom | Dr. Tierney Thys: Marine Biologist
Animal Jam - Ask Tierney: Why is a group of jellyfish called a smack?

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What topics does Dr. Tierney Thys speak about?

Dr. Tierney Thys is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Technology, TED, Biology, Engineering, Social Sciences, Science, Environmental Science, Business Leadership, Human Resources, Food & Beverage, Research & Exploration, Animals & Wildlife, Inspirational, Women in Business, Female Leadership, Influential Women, Television & Film, Entrepreneurship, STEM Education, Conservation and Women in Tech.

Where does Dr. Tierney Thys travel from?

Dr. Tierney Thys generally travels from Carmel, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances.

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Dr. Tierney Thys is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Technology, TED and Biology. The estimated speaking fee range to book Dr. Tierney Thys for live events is Below $10,000. Please contact us for virtual event fees. Dr. Tierney Thys generally travels from Carmel, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Marla Spivak, Michael Archer and Alexandra Cousteau. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Dr. Tierney Thys for an upcoming event.

Dr. Tierney Thys Videos

Dr. Tierney Thys at the 2018 X-STEM Symposium
Explorer Classroom | Dr. Tierney Thys: Marine Biologist
Animal Jam - Ask Tierney: Why is a group of jellyfish called a smack?
Tierney Thys: Swim with giant sunfish in the open ocean
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