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OceanObs’19: Breaking Waves, Breaking Barriers

September 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

OceanObs’19: Breaking Waves, Breaking Barriers

Celebrating Women’s Instrumental Role in Ocean Science, Leadership, and Mentorship

Website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/oceanobs19-breaking-waves-breaking-barriers-registration-64667893410


About this Event

This event will bring together ocean scientists from across the globe to discuss the important role women have served in shaping oceanography. As part of the OceanObs’19 conference week, this event will include a discussion and reception as we pay tribute to great women scientists and inspire the future generations for a more inclusive, robust, and forward-leaning discipline.

This event is open to all.

Opening Address:

  • Mrs. Wendy Schmidt, Schmidt Ocean Institute, USA


  • Dr. Barb Kirkpatrick, Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System of the Integrated Ocean Observation System, USA
  • Mrs. Nelly Florida Riama, Indonesian Agency for Meteorology Climatology and Geophysics (BMKG), Indonesia
  • Dr. Juliet Hermes, South African Environmental Observation Network, South Africa


  • Dr. Rosie Alegado, University of Hawaii, USA

In addition to these prominent women sharing their vibrant stories of mentorship and leadership, this event will invite ambassadors to act as the reception hosts.

“Breaking Waves, Breaking Barriers” Event Planning Committee:

  • Carlie Wiener, Schmidt Ocean Institute
  • Allison Miller, Schmidt Ocean Institute
  • Emily Smith, NOAA Ocean Observations and Monitoring Division
  • Dina Eparkhina, European Global Ocean Observing System
  • Melissa Iwamoto, Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System
  • Kruti Desai, Consortium for Ocean Leadership
  • Lin Feng, First Institute of Oceanography

For more information, visit http://www.oceanobs19.net/side-meetings-and-workshops/. Event Flyer attached.


September 18, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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