Mexico's Baja Peninsula
About Our Expert
Based in La Paz, Georgina Saad is WWF-Mexico's Marine Species Coordinator. As a marine biologist, she has worked for over 15 years in the conservation of marine resources in the Baja California Peninsula with a focus on fisheries management, and community and environmental education. In her role at WWF she works closely with other experts and authorities to protect vulnerable species such as the gray whale, the white shark and yellow turtle. She earned her bachelor's degree from the State University in Baja California Sur, Mexico, and has a master's degree in marine management from Dalhousie University in Canada. Before joining WWF, Georgina worked for five years as a naturalist and kayak guide in the Gulf of California.