Ali Hochberg works in the Development Office as a science writer, webmaster, and communications manager, and as a research technician for the BIOS-SCOPE program.

She has an undergraduate degree from Eckerd College (St. Petersburg, FL) in environmental policy, with minors in biology and marine biology, and a graduate certificate from the University of South Florida (Tampa, FL) in informal science education. Prior to joining BIOS she worked as the education and outreach coordinator for the University of South Florida College of Marine Science Ocean Monitoring and Prediction Lab, the director of education and public programs at The Pier Aquarium, a marine wildlife observer on commercial dredging operations, and as a consultant for Marine Science Consultants of Hawaii.