"Our collaborative efforts to change plastic consumption habits will benefit both public and environmental health."
Head of Scientific Research, Lab Manager
Areas of Expertise
Kayla graduated from UNC-Wilmington in 2017 and holds two bachelor's degrees, one in marine biology and the other in environmental science.
She started working with Plastic Ocean Project as a HWY 421 clean up volunteer in 2020.
Kayla serves as Head of Scientific Research for POP and is responsible for overseeing research projects, fostering professional collaborations, acquiring grant funding, and student lab supervision/training.