Dayamiris has a Bachelor’s of Science with a minor in Environmental Sciences and a Master’s of Science in Environmental Management with a minor in Environmental Risk Assessment and Management from the Metropolitan University, Cupey Campus. Since 2009, she has been an Environmental Interpreter Certified by the National Association for Interpretation (NAI).
For several years, Dayamiris has worked in direct contact — especially with children — and in environmental education programs, among them the Puerto Rico Children’s Museum and the Fellows Enhancing Science and Technology Program (FEST) of the National Science Foundation.
She is also a volunteer in activities of the San Juan Bay Estuary Program and the Sierra Club. She has participated in several research internships at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, VA; at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, at Howard University in Washington, DC, and at the Universidade do Norte Fluminense Darcy Ribeiro in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
She has also been Visiting Professor of the Ecotourism Guides Certification Program of the Inter American University, Metropolitan Campus. For 10 years, she was Environmental Interpreter and Director of the Santa Ana Environmental Center, a nature center that was operated by the Puerto Rico Natural History Society. In addition, she designed, offered and documented varied environmental education activities in the Julio Enrique Monagas National Park in Bayamón.