Thursday, July 18, 2024

Women In Ocean Science Releases 2923 Report


Women in Ocean Science has released its 2023 Impact Report.

The report covers the following accomplishments:

  • “Training seven talented local women in Raja Ampat and the Maldives in marine science and dive training in collaboration with local partners
  • “Conducting a baseline gender research study in the Maldives, identifying and addressing barriers for ocean access in collaboration with Women in Fuvamulah
  • “Expanding our Ambassador Program to 104 inspiring individuals across 84 universities on 6 continents
  • “WOS Ambassadors organized over 55 events globally, including study clubs, beach cleans, and community dives against debris
  • “Launching our monthly Professional Development Workshops, hosting engaging online sessions for our network
  • “Providing two paid social media internships, elevating science communication skills for early-career graduates Caitlin Rentell and Cara Still
  • “Spotlighting over 50 women in our Instagram series, sharing their impactful stories and research journeys.
  • “Receiving our official charity registration, marking a significant milestone for WOS.”

Check out the report here and for more info on the organization, go to

John Liang
John Liang
John Liang is the News Editor at He first got the diving bug while in High School in Cairo, Egypt, where he earned his PADI Open Water Diver certification in the Red Sea off the Sinai Peninsula. Since then, John has dived in a volcanic lake in Guatemala, among white-tipped sharks off the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, and other places including a pool in Las Vegas helping to break the world record for the largest underwater press conference.