Network of Women in Marine Science

S R Nashreen Banu Soogun

Country Representative Mauritius


Environment Officer, Department of Environment, Mauritius

Why did you decide to join WiMS?

As a women working in marine science, I want to share my experience and learn from others.

Each of the members of the SC are appointed for 3 years. What would you like to achieve during your time in the Steering Committee?

I want to assist in WiMS activities and promote WiMS amongst women scientists in my country.

Why should women marine scientists join WiMS?

To enhance networking of women in marine sciences.

Do you have any advice for young women planning to pursue careers in marine science? 

Marine science is a challenging field. There are so many things yet to be discovered. If you are really dedicated, are ready for challenges, like research, enjoy working in the marine environment, then, this is a field in which you should pursue your career.