Victoria Bell is an Associate I with the Lenfest Ocean Program. In this position, she works across the Lenfest Ocean Program and Communication department to design and implement a creative digital strategy to broaden the Program's audiences and increase stakeholder awareness of program-supported projects. She also develops program content, including fact sheets, web summaries, newsletters, and social media to translate science for broader audiences.
Before joining the Lenfest Ocean Program, she held a variety of positions. Most recently, she served as the Associate Director of Blue Frontier, an organization that helps bring citizens who care about the health of our oceans and coasts into the decision making process. Prior to that, she led a project for The Nature Conservancy to produce a report exploring various nations’ progress in reaching goals set by the Center for Biological Diversity to preserve coastal and marine ecosystems. She also worked with Marine Conservation Institute on a variety of marine protected area and illegal fishing issues. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies from Eckerd College and a master’s degree in International Environment Policy specializing in Ocean and Coastal Resource Management from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey.