Dr. Natalie Nevárez named in new positionWoods Hole, MA - Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), the world’s independent leader in ocean discovery, exploration, and education, today announced the appointment of Dr. Natalie Nevárez as Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer. “We are thrilled to welcome Natalie to WHOI, and I am certain she will have an immediate impact,” said Peter de Menocal, President and Director at WHOI. Nevárez is joining WHOI from Columbia University where she was the Associate Director for Faculty Diversity and Development in the School of Arts and Sciences. “I am thrilled to be joining WHOI as Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer,” said Nevárez. We play a leading role in ocean observation and operate the most extensive suite of data-gathering platforms in the world.