By Dr Luciana Esteves Reducing gender imbalance in higher education and in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) based careers is now in the agenda of many organisations. These corporate initiatives have great value as they can raise awareness, promote diversity and disseminate good practices and role models to a large number of people. In […]
While I am currently on maternity leave and trying to figure out all things baby and keeping 1 ear to the ground with my job, I found this a very interesting article. I’m lucky to have a very supportive work environment and a generous maternity leave, but conscious that being off for up to a […]
A reflection by Shari Gallop, Ana Vila-Concejo and Sarah Hamylton The Women in Coastal Geoscience and Engineering (WICGE) network was officially launched on 8th March 2016 at the International Coastal Symposium in Sydney, Australia. We were pleased to have a great turnout of around 70 people, with a good mix of men and women which […]
Being the first woman chairing the International Coastal Symposium – unconscious bias and microagressions.
By Associate Professor Ana Vila Concejo It was 2013 when A/Prof. Peter Cowell and I, both at the University of Sydney, decided that hosting the International Coastal Symposium in Sydney would be a good idea. I was pregnant at the time with my second son. Now my son can count to 10 in two languages, […]
All International Coastal Symposium participants are invited to the official launch.
Early bird registration for the ICS 2016 in Sydney, Australia closes December 31. Visit http://ics2016.org/ to register and hope to see you there!