#EachforEqual – taking responsibility for gender inequality starts with recognising the many

For International Women’s Day, we asked Sarah Dalrymple about her personal experiences as a woman in ecology and her views on what is required to help reach gender equality. This year’s theme is #EachforEqual. Sarah is a Senior Lecturer in Conservation Biology at Liverpool John Moores University and sits on the Advisory Board for Applied Ecology Resources. She is also an Associate Editor for the … Continue reading #EachforEqual – taking responsibility for gender inequality starts with recognising the many

Balance for Better: more initiatives and action plans

We’ve had a great response to our series celebrating initiatives that support #BalanceforBetter and gender equality. Here are some additional projects our Editorial Board are keen for you to know about. Pride Lion Conservation Alliance Amy Dickman I am a founding member of the Pride Lion Conservation Alliance which is a group of six leading women who run effective, grassroots lion conservation projects. We formed … Continue reading Balance for Better: more initiatives and action plans

Balance for Better: DiversifyEEB

To celebrate the 2019 theme for International Women’s Day, #BalanceforBetter, we invited our Editorial Board to nominate and discuss the initiatives they feel support gender balance in science and academia. Kicking things off, several of our editors drew our attention to the directory, DiversifyEEB, which aims to highlight ‘ecologists and evolutionary biologists who are women and/or underrepresented minorities’. Journal Associate Editor, Cate McInnis-Ng and Senior … Continue reading Balance for Better: DiversifyEEB

Women in applied ecology – tales from our editors (2 of 2)

What does it really mean to be a woman working in applied ecology? Thursday 8th March is International Women’s Day and Sunday 11th February 2018 was International Day of Women and Girls in Science. To celebrate this, some of our editors have shared  anecdotes highlighting their own challenges and triumphs, providing a snapshot of what it really means to be a woman in applied ecology. Select … Continue reading Women in applied ecology – tales from our editors (2 of 2)

Women in applied ecology – tales from our editors (1 of 2)

What does it really mean to be a woman working in applied ecology? Thursday 8th March is International Women’s Day and Sunday 11th February 2018 was International Day of Women and Girls in Science. To celebrate this, some of our editors have shared  anecdotes highlighting their own challenges and triumphs, providing a snapshot of what it really means to be a woman in applied ecology. Select … Continue reading Women in applied ecology – tales from our editors (1 of 2)