Elizabeth Bennett

 Elizabeth Bennett Elizabeth (Liz) Bennett is the Vice President for Species Conservation at WCS. She conducted the first ever

Isabella Abbott

Isabella Abbot Isabella Abbot, the first native Hawaiian woman to receive a PhD in science, was an ethnobotanist and university professor. During her career, she was credited with discovering more than […]

Janine Benyus

Janine Benyus Janine Benyus is the Co-founder of Biomimicry 3.8. She is a biologist, innovation consultant, and author of six books, including Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature. Since the book’s […]

Julianna Brush

Julianna Brush Julianna was honored by WINGS WorldQuest with the Women of Discovery Field Research Award in 2006, for her field work to understand the effects of airborne African dust on […]

Eugenie Clark

Years: 1922 – 2015 Hometown: New York, N.Y. Education: Ph.D. in Zoology Occupation: Ichthyologist Expeditions: Over 50 expeditions to the Red Sea, Australia, Japan, Papa New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Malaysia, […]

Sveva Gallmann

Born: 1980 Hometown: Nairobi, Kenya Education: M.S. Medical Anthropology Occupation: Anthropologist, oral historian, educator, and project coordinator Expeditions: With camels through East Africa Favorite Places: Anywhere with open space in […]

Aquilina Lestenkof

Aquilina d. lestenkof Aquilina D. Lestenkof is the co-director of the Ecosystem Conservation Office of the Tribal Government, located on Alaska’s island, St. Paul, the same island on which she […]

Edie Widder

Born: 1951 Hometown: Arlington, MA Education: Ph.D. in Neurobiology Occupation: Research scientist in deep-sea biology and conservation Expeditions: More than 50 research cruises and over 250 dives in research submersibles […]