Women in Landscape Ecology: A Global Conversation
Please join us for a special discussion with three prominent landscape ecologists, sponsored by the IALE Diversity and Inclusion Committee:
Monday 8 March 2021 - International Women's Day
4:00 PM GMT / 9:00 AM Western North America / 5:00 PM CET / 9:30 PM India Standard Time
Dr. Joy Obando, Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya
Dr. Harini Nagendra, Professor and Director, Centre for Climate Change and Sustainability, Azim Premji University, Bangalore, India
Dr. Sarah Gergel, Professor, Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences, The University of British Columbia, Canada
Summary: On International Women's Day, 2021, this panel of landscape ecologists from around the world who identify as women will discuss challenges, perspectives, lessons learned in their careers, and advice for other women in the field. A short introduction and remarks from each speaker will be followed by a discussion and question-and-answer period. Topics will include advice to early career women in the field, and ways we can make change for the better within IALE and the landscape ecology community.
Register here for the event. Once you register, you will receive the Zoom webinar connection details.