Dr. Jeanette Davis is a Marine Microbiologist, adjunct professor, and author of the best-selling children's book Science is Everywhere, Science is for Everyone created to explore and diversify science. She's a proud native of Delaware and her Ph.D. research focused on bacteria associated with tropical sea slugs to find new medicines from the ocean. She is cited in Science for helping to discover a marine bacterium the fights cancer. Davis attributes her success to the strong foundation that she received at her "home by the sea", Hampton University. Davis has been featured in several prominent black magazines including Essence and Black Enterprise as "the next great marine biologist". She currently works in government as an ocean policy advisor where she advocates for strong science to manage ocean resources.