Women marine scientists share their stories

Women that have dedicated their lives to marine sciences and to the protection of the marine environment have agreed to share their stories, and to help us understand how UNESCO-IOC can work together with them in the promotion of gender equality. Through this project, we hope to encourage young women to pursue careers in science and in particular, science related to the ocean.

Francesca Benzoni

Marine biologist specialized in the ecology and integrated systematics of reef building scleractinian corals.

Lisa Levin

Director, Center for Marine Biodiversity & Conservation, Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
Distinguished Professor, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA.

Ruby Moothien Pillay

Liana Talaue-McManus

Scientist of Marine Affairs,
Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science, University of Miami University of Miami, USA

Savithri (Savi) Narayanan

Dominion Hydrographer
Director General, Canadian Hydrographic Service, Department of fisheries and Oceans

Yunne-Jai Shin

Nadia Pinardi

Associate Professor of Oceanography and Meteorology, University of Bologna Director, Italian National Group of Operational Oceanography, Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia

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