Our Team

Inspired By The Deep

Created by Luke Harris


Dr. Helen Scales:

Dr Helen Scales is a marine biologist, writer and broadcaster. She is author of the Guardian bestseller Spirals in Time, New Scientist book of the year Eye of the Shoal, and the children’s book The Great Barrier Reef. She writes for National Geographic Magazine, the Guardian, and New Scientist, among others. She teaches at Cambridge University and is science advisor for the marine conservation charity Sea Changers. Helen divides her time between Cambridge, England, and the wild Atlantic coast of France.

Find Helen on Twitter @helenscales and Instagram @drhelenscales

Maynard Okereke:

Maynard Okereke, better known as the Hip Hop M.D.,  graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Civil Engineering.  His passion for science and entertainment, along with his curiosity for new innovation has taken him through an incredible life journey.

He now uses his knowledge of science to help inspire minorities and youth by bridging the gap between music, entertainment, & science – encouraging more diverse involvement in the S.T.E.M. fields.

Find Maynard on Instagram @hiphopscienceshow and Youtube as Hip Hop Science

Project Coordinator

Georgiana Harris

Georgie Harris is a student at Hunter College High School in New York City.  Her scientific interest is in human biology and human behavior. 

Get In Touch

I’m always avaliable for questions. Reach out to me at harriscluke@gmail.com