About the Author: Elaina O'Brien

Elaina is the editorial coordinator of AYN, where she spearheads a group of writers and editors that produce monthly content for the platform as well as collaborations with other organizations. She is originally from Ireland, and has a degree in Irish communications and media. She is currently living in Iceland, where she is undergoing a Masters in coastal and marine management. Elaina is also a freedive instructor, and runs her own diving and ocean awareness courses for kids in her free time.