Network of Women in Marine Science

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On 6th December 2019 Nancy Iraba from Tanzania was awarded ‘Upcoming Woman Scientist in the field of Marine Sciences’ during the Next Einstein Forum. The Forum gathered 38 African countries to promote science and technology in Africa. Nancy specializes in benthic ecology and has been out to sea twice  as part of the benthic team, ...
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This week several of our members are participating in a training workshop on ‘Leadership Renewal for Senior Officials and Policy Makers (Women) in Marine Policy and Ocean Governance in WIO Region’. The workshop is organised in recognition of the role of women in leadership and the high impact of proactive and competent leadership to effectively...
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The Women in Marine Science Network (WiMS) has inspired the release of two special editions of the WIOMSA Magazine featuring the stories of women working in the marine and coastal field in the Western Indian Ocean region and beyond. Breaking the class ceiling: stories from women who are making a difference in coastal and marine...
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The Steering Committee of WiMS is happy to welcome two new members: Batuli Yahya and Anne-Elise Nieblas. Batuli Yahya will serve as the Country Representative for Zanzibar and Anne-Elise Nieblas as the Country Representative for La Réunion. Batuli Yahya Batuli Yahya is from Zanzibar, Tanzania. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Fisheries Sciences and...
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We would like to gather stories from women marine scientists to share on our website and on our social media accounts! It could be text on how you decided to be a marine scientist, about your current studies/research/work or about challenges you face/have faced during your career. The text does not need to be long,...
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New publication by a WiMS member, Maricela de la Torre-Castro, on “Inclusive Management Through Gender Consideration in Small-Scale Fisheries: The Why and the How” As the world is busy trying to save the world from environmental degradation and climate collapse, a management approach (not completely tested yet) has the potential to help the situation! Most...
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In a series of posts the coming weeks we will introduce you to the member of the Steering Committee of the Network of Women in Marine Science (WiMS) . First up – Ms. Rebecca Loustau-Lalanne. Rebecca is the representative from the WIOMSA Board of Trustees in the Steering Committee and she works as the Principal...
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English Are you a woman in marine sciences from the Western Indian Ocean region? We’d like to hear from you! In October 2017, WIOMSA, the Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association, launched a Network of Women in Marine Sciences to provide women in marine sciences with a platform to share experiences, challenges and solutions, celebrate...
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English Are you a woman in marine sciences from the Western Indian Ocean region? We’d like to hear from you! In October 2017, WIOMSA, the Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association, launched a Network of Women in Marine Sciences to provide women in marine sciences with a platform to share experiences, challenges and solutions, celebrate...
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