Gabrielle Ayres, M.A., is a Sr. Research Writer, who provides research support, curricula design and writing for the AWARE Mission. Previously, she was a research assistant for the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Center for Astrophysics and Space Sciences (1980s). Since 1999, she provided research support, writing, and curricula design for Dr. Lubin in Climate, Atmospheric Science and Physical Oceanography (CASPO) projects, The California Space Institute and The Arctic and Antarctic Research Center at Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO). She developed and facilitated the SIO Graduate Student Leadership, Teaching and Professional Development Program. She was a researcher and publications manager, for the Stanford University, Faculty Development Office (2007-2009), facilitating programs for faculty. Her formal education in STEM Research, Teaching and Professional Development in Higher Education, and SAS Programming, garnered her consulting work for colleges nationwide.