Aimee has a BSc in Marine Biology and Environmental Studies from Victoria University and an almost completed MAppSc in Science Communication and Natural History Filmmaking from Otago University.
She is passionate about preserving biodiversity, ocean conservation and tackling environmental issues.
In 2017 Aimee represented New Zealand at the UN Ocean Conference in New York with the Aotearoa Youth Leadership Institute and attended the Our Ocean Youth Leadership Summit in Oslo in 2019.
These inspired her to start her own educational initiative ‘The Yellow Submarine Project’ - a program to help immerse young people in the ocean world to help them build an emotional connection and a deeper understanding of the ocean environment and hopefully become kaitiaki for the oceans.
She sees being a UNESCO Aotearoa Youth Leader as an amazing opportunity to better my community while being an ambassador for the work that UNESCO does.