Just a note to let you know about some WiNN happenings
and opportunities to support the network:
WiNN Guyana 2018
Mark your calendars for the 2018 WiNN Global Networking Event in Guyana! The big event will be held around August 2-4, 2018. More details to come soon!
Are you a Protected Area Manager?
WiNN member Therese Tepe is compiling a list of women who are Protected Area Managers. If you are one, or know someone who is, please send name and email address to Therese Tepe at firstname.lastname@example.org.
GoFundMe Campaign for Women Protecting Chimpanzees in Guinea
WiNN member Rebecca Kormos has started a GoFundMe campaign to raise funds for a women’s literacy and girl’s education project in Guinea for villages adjacent to chimpanzee habitat. Click the photo above to visit her fundme campaign and support conservation efforts in West Africa.
Interested in studying ecosystem-wide impacts of native & exotic ant diversity? The Lucky Lab is looking for a motivated student to develop PhD research in focus areas related to invasion ecology, phylogenetics, interspecies interactions, population genetics/genomics, or related field. See http://www.andrealucky.com/ for more information!
WiNN Mentorship Network
Thanks to those of you who responded to the mentorship survey! If you are still interested in finding a mentor and/or serving as a mentor, please email WiNN founding member Jessie Deichmann (email@example.com) by Sunday, 2/18 to add your information to the database.
New WiNN Chapter Forms at MSU
Please join us in welcoming students from the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife at Michigan State University in the USA who have recently founded the MSU chapter of WiNN. They aim to provide resources and networking opportunities for students and young professionals in the mid-Michigan region to develop those collaborative relationships, with a specific mission of "Empowering women to succeed in natural resource careers through actionable strategies for networking, research, and professional development."