Allison Fundis

Allison Fundis

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Explores the deep sea with robotic vehicles and develops programs to engage the public and the next generation in STEM.

Allison Fundis

“Our ship is pretty unique in how many women are represented because it’s historically such a male-dominated field. We have 40 to 60 percent women on any ship. Women are equal—and can sometimes be better—pilots, it requires an incredible amount of multi-tasking.”

Under the sea, under the sea. Meet the deep sea explorer who is looking for Amelia Earhart's plane! #IfThenSheCan ambassador Allison Fundis is the Chief Operating Officer for the Ocean Exploration Trust has been exploring Nikumaroro with her team and even found a jar of what is suspected to be Earhart's freckle cream! She and her team are constantly, gathering data, capturing underwater footage, and charting the seas and sea floor. For her, the work is all worth it.

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