Category Archives: Women in academia
Bullying in academia and the #MeToo movement
We’ve all heard of the #MeToo movement for sexual harassment and assault, where brave people, particularly women, come forward to share their experience. Well, recently I saw that this same movement has been picked up by academics, sharing their experiences as … Continue reading
National Cacao and Coffee conference in Piura, Peru
Last week I had the honor and pleasure of presenting at the national conference on cacao and coffee organized by INIA in Piura, Peru. It was an intense three-day conference, but it was really great to be able to hear … Continue reading
Would they ask a man to do that?
I’d heard of sexism in academia and spoken to friends and colleagues about the obstacles they’d faced as women, but I’d been very lucky to not have experienced it myself….until recently that is. Never once had I felt like being … Continue reading