Building on UNESCO’s efforts to mobilize the global community to engage women and girls in science, Fisheries and Ocean Canada and the Canadian Commission for UNESCO, jointly with the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission to host a virtual event titled “Making waves for the Ocean Science: Empowering women and girls in the Ocean Decade” (Feb 11, 2021 – 16H-17H30 CET).
This event will be held to celebrate the 2021 International Day of Women and Girls in Science in the context of the Ocean Decade.
Welcomes from moderator – Ms. Catherine Blewett, Chief Strategic Engagement Officer at the Ocean Frontier Institute•
Opening Statement - Ms. Natasha Cayer, Canada’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to UNESCO
-The Ocean Decade, ocean science and gender inclusiveness - Dr. Kirsten Isensee, Programme Specialist, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO
•Dr. Erika Woolsey, National Geographic Explorer and CEO of the HydrousDownload the speakers' biographies here.
•Ms. Jasmin Graham, CEO of Minorities in Shark Sciences
•Dr. Stefan Fritz, Managing Director of the German Marine Research Consortium
•Dr Siegelman, Oceanographer at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and fellow of L’Oréal-UNESCO France For Women in Science 2019
•Francesca Trotman, Founder of Love the oceans
-Questions and Answers from audience
-Virtual Dive Dr. Erika Woosley, National Geographic Explorer and CEO of the Hydrous
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