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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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Women play a significant role in the blue economy, yet their input rarely receives the support, recognition and publicity it deserves. In light of their crucial work in areas such as conservation, scientific discovery and technological development, why are women so often overlooked? The World Ocean Initiative has launched the Women and the ocean: Changemakers...
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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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The Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) is currently accepting applications for 2020 Conservation Awards! CLP awards are offered to teams of early-career conservationists to conduct projects on species that are categorized as Data Deficient, Vulnerable, Endangered or Critically Endangered on the IUCN Red List. Team members should have less than 5 years’ professional experience in the conservation sector and projects...
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WIOMSA Magazine: Breaking the glass ceiling: stories from women who are making a difference in coastal and marine resource management The WIOMSA Magazine has been a popular publication for many years. The Magazine is written with the general public as the main target group. The magazine is not a scientific publication but instead offers a...
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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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