Using the Science of Diversity and Inclusion to Support Women in Natural Resource Fields
Women remain underrepresented in natural resources. As a consequence, cultural phenomena such as chilly climate, unconscious bias, and ambivalent sexism negatively influence their experiences and are barriers to inclusion. We present a model for learning communities to increase awareness and discussion of these phenomena, benefitting both individuals and institutions. Presented by Laura Kenefic, USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station at the 2016 SAF National Convention, Madison, WI