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Town Hall at ECCWO 18

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Oh the Places You’ll Go: Lessons for Early Career Professionals

WAN Panel and Networking Event: 

Monday, June 4, 12:45-2 p.m.

Open to symposium attendees only

To foster the growth of the next generation of scientists, the Women’s Aquatic Network will host  a professional development event for early career men and women as part of the 4th International Symposium on The Effects of Climate Change in Our World Oceans.  Through a moderated panel, attendees will learn about potential career paths in their field, hear lessons learned, and have an opportunity to connect with mentors and peers.  Panelists will be leaders from the WAN community based in Washington DC and other areas.


Confirmed panelists include:

Gretta Pecl, Director, Centre for Marine Socioecology; ARC Future Fellow, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies; University of Tasmania

Sarah Close, Officer, Lenfest Ocean Program, Pew Charitable Trusts

Kirstin Holsman, Alaska Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries

The 4th ECCWO Symposium comes at a key juncture in understanding and responding to climate impacts on ocean systems, and the information generated will be useful to national and international assessments of the implications of climate-related changes on oceans, marine ecosystems, and society.

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Later Event: June 5