Merri-Lisa-Trigilio-headshot-240x240Written on Water’s Producer and Director Merri Lisa Trigilio has an art degree in photography and film, and a doctorate degree in Geosciences. After fifteen years working as a geophysicist and later as a researcher in carbon sequestration, Merri Lisa found her way back to documentary storytelling. In 2012, she was a fellow at the Smithsonian Museum in Washington, DC where she wrote and produced documentaries.
Written on Water is her feature directorial debut. written-on-water_frontcover_sm

If you are interested in having Dr. Trigilio speak at your conference or after a film screenings at your university, water agency, conference, or community screening, it can be arranged if her schedule allows.
Dr Trigilio’s  professional science experience ranges from working as a geophysicist for multi-national oil companies where she worked on the interconnectivity of underground rivers (turbidites) to Lead Geologist for the Energy Research Institute at Montana State University. Here, she modeled carbon sequestration in a Department of Energy funded pilot study. Dr. Trigilio’s oversight role included coordinating and collaborating with other project contributors from National Labs in simulation modeling. She created object-based models that used uncertainty and risk analysis for injection of carbon dioxide into deeper saline aquifers. 
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Speaker fees are $1000 a day for types of discussions listed below. Please note:
1) These are additional to the cost of the screening license.
2) Transportation and lodging costs are to be covered by the entity holding the screening or discussion.
University Screening /Discussion
Water District/Agency
Businesses (such as realtors, law offices, developers)
Community Organizations (such as member clubs, faith-based)
Q&A by Skype: there is no cost
To arrange a speaking engagement, please contact Dr. Trigilio HERE