Network of Women in Marine Science

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Mrs Ando Rabearisoa is a renowned conservationist working on marine ecosystem conservation in Madagascar. She specializes in studying the involvement of local communities in the design and implementation of marine conservation efforts through the system of Locally Managed Marine Areas. Mrs Rabearisoa is currently a Ph.D. Student in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University...
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In honour of International Women’s Day 2024, we highlight the vital contributions and resilience of women in marine science, spotlighting Naima Maow from Mogadishu, Somalia. Naima has been instrumental in a groundbreaking scientific expedition in the Central Indian Ocean Ridge, organised by the South Korean Government and the International Seabed Authority (ISA). Her work encompasses...
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Dr. Rima Beesoo is a young marine scientist from Mauritius island who has an immense passion and love for the ocean. As a global scientist, her work spans across several oceans in the world, offering valuable insights on the chemical ecology of various marine organisms. She obtained her doctorate in marine biochemistry at the University...
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With over 20 years of experience in research and management of natural resources for sustainable development, Dr. Immaculate Sware Semesi’s journey is one of inspiration. Dr. Semesi is currently the Director General at the National Environment Management Council (NEMC) and was previously managing Tanzania’s Marine Parks and Reserves; responsible for the governance of coastal and...
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Damboia Cossa is a PhD candidate in Marine Sciences at Gothenburg University, Sweden. She is currently lecturer and researcher in the Department of Biological Sciences at the Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique with over 10 years of professional experience. She serves on the Dugong technical advisory group (CMS-Dugong MOU) as a seagrass specialist and is a...
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Dr. Zikhona Tywabi-Ngeva is a distinguished figure in the fields of physical chemistry and material science. With a rich educational background, including a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the Durban University of Technology and a Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education from the University of KwaZulu Natal, she has established herself as a leader in her field....
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My name is Lya Docteur and I currently hold a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance and I am eagerly working towards my master’s degree in the same field. I began my career as a professional primarily focused on the world of finance, until I was appointed as the Head of Finance for the then...
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Join the WiMS Network for a week dedicated to celebrating women in ocean science in honour of International Women’s Day. Throughout the week, exceptional women from the WIO will share their stories and key moments from their journeys in this field.  Today, we spotlight Cindy Chorongo- a distinguished Marine conservationist and a SCUBA research diver,...
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  On the occasion of World Oceans Day 2023, the International Seabed Authority (ISA), the Office of the High Representative of the United Nations for Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS) and partners of the Women in Deep-Sea Research project join hands to launch the S.H.E. (“See Her Exceed”)...
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The Women in Marine Science Network (WiMS) is pleased to invite you to a webinar to celebrate the International Day for Women and Girls in Science (IDWGIS). The Webinar will take place on 10th February 2023 at 1100-1230 HRS (EAT). The theme of the event is“Bringing everyone forward for sustainable and equitable development” Join us for an interactive dialogue that will acknowledge...
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