The Leadership Board is interested in what topics are resonating within the ESWN community. As part of this effort and thanks to ESWN member Wendy Chou, we will now post periodic summaries of the topics that generate lasting conversations in our Facebook group and on the website Forums.
Congratulations to Paulina Stowhas, M.S., whose research in biodiversity and the human-wildlife interface and service to the academic community garnered her a “Forward Under 40” award from University of Wisconsin Alumni Association. Read her interview
Sexual Harassment, #MeToo
Difficult questions have emerged about whether a nascent fellowship program that champions women in leadership could do more to prevent unsafe and inappropriate behavior onboard a sea voyage to Antarctica. Grist article
Diversity in Academia
The viral hashtag #ThisIsWhataProfessorLooksLike received a lot of love from the ESWN community for emphasizing importance of diversity in academia.
See Dr. Kevin Nadal’s Facebook Page for this cooperative project between him and Dr. Silvia Mazzula