Erika Woolsey

Diving the Great Barrier Reef

February 23 - 25, 2025

Dive under the Australian waves and into the Great Barrier Reef with marine biologist and National Geographic Explorer Dr. Erika Woolsey and swim through these colorful, submerged worlds.

About Dr. Erika Woolsey
Dr. Erika Woolsey is a marine biologist, divemaster, and virtual reality filmmaker. Her research and career have taken her to reefs all over the world. Woolsey carried out her Ph.D. research in Australia, where she studied the Great Barrier Reef. She is the chief scientist and CEO of The Hydrous, a non-profit organization on a mission to inspire ocean empathy and marine stewardship. She uses 360-degree photography to create immersive virtual reality videos to help people understand the ocean and reefs from anywhere in the world. She is currently a Visiting Scholar at Stanford’s Virtual Human Interaction Lab.

Event Dates

Sun, Feb 23 | 2pm Mon, Feb 24 | 8pm Tue, Feb 25 | 8pm

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