M.S. in Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science

Women in Science Conference

Mahalo nui loa to the speakers, panelists, and attendees that made the 2nd annual Women in Science Conference a huge success! You can watch the event's livestream on Facebook.

2022 Women in Science Conference

The TCBES Kaiameaola Club in collaboration with the Philosophy Department, Anthropology Department, Gender & Womenʻs Studies, and the Center for Place-Based Social Emotional Learning invite you to join the Women in Science 2022 Conference on Thursday, March 24th from 8:00 AM to 1:30 PM.

This year's theme is Charting Our Path, Intersectionality in Conservation. Join us for a day of talks, panel discussions, training workshops, and connection building. View the full program here. Registration is required at the following link:

We welcome and encourage our UH Hilo students, faculty, and local community of all genders to participate and engage in this event.

Women in Science 2022 Conference Schedule

March 24, 2022

Session Time Speakers
Opening Remarks 8:00-8:15 TCBES Moderators
and Malu Dudoit
Keynote: Weaving our Pathways to an Abundant Future 8:15-9:00 Noelani Puniwai
She Leads: Leadership Lessonsby Our Local Women 9:00-10:00 Auntie Hannah Springer
Kiana Frank
Yoshimi Rii
Break 10:00-10:15
Enriching the Narrative:
Women in Science Talk Story
10:15-11:15 Sheina Sim
Rebecca Most
Cecile Walsh
Blaire Langston
Examining Microaggressions, Epistemic Injustice,
and The Ethics of Diversity in Conservation Fields
11:15-12:15 Celia Bardwell-Jones
Break 12:15-12:30
Brown Bag Session: No KeKaiāulu (For the Community):
Life & Organizing in Keaukaha
12:30-1:20 Halena Kapuni-Reynolds
Closing Remarks 1:20-1:30 TCBES Moderators