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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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The edition is the second part of a series inspired by the Women in Marine Science Network (WiMS) based on the theme “Breaking the class ceiling; Stories from women who are making a difference in coastal and marine resource management”.  The editor, Rebecca Loustau-Lalanne, sums up this special issue that comes to you in the midst...
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Today, on World Ocean’s day 2020, we would like to share the message below from the Chair of WiMS, Veronica Bristol!  Today, we celebrate the World Oceans Day. However, it is also a time of reflection as an individual, community, and society as a whole towards the protection and sustainable exploitation of our seas and...
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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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Dr Nyawira Muthiga, Dr Nelly Isigi Kadagi, Professor Chantal Conand and Dr Jacqueline Uku (From the article ´Lessons Learned from Job Shadowing Dr. Jacqueline Uku By Nelly Isigi Kadagi’) In this edition of the WIOMSA newsbrief you can read more about WiMS activities during the 11th WIOMSA Scientific Symposium. We feature these articles: Women and Ocean workshop...
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Women and Ocean Workshop: the gender dimension in the marine science and practice On the 30th of June, as a WIOMSA pre-symposium activity, Women in Marine Science Network (WiMS), in collaboration with Mundus maris, hosted a workshop to discuss the gender dimension in marine science and practice. A total of 30 women – leading...
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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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In this video, you will have the opportunity to meet some of the inspiring women marine scientists that work in the Western Indian Ocean region. You will hear them as they reflect on their careers and the challenges they have faced as a woman in marine science. We hope this video will help raise awareness...
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Women and Ocean Workshop: the gender dimension in the marine science and practice On the 30th of June, as a WIOMSA pre-symposium activity, Women in Marine Science Network (WiMS), in collaboration with Mundus maris, hosted a workshop to discuss the gender dimension in marine science and practice. About 30 women, leading researchers, academics, scientists, policy makers,...
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