Since 2015, the United Nations has observed each 11 February as the
International Day of Women and Girls in Science, noting that science and gender equality are both vital for the achievement of the internationally agreed development goals.
This year the CSIRO Staff Association is hosting a special online event with a focus on the theme of equity, diversity and inclusion: water unites us.
Marlee Hutton is a Bardi Jawi Marine Scientist from the Kimberley and has previously worked for the CSIRO in remote Northern Australia focusing on Dugong, Indigenous Coastal Development, Citizen Science and Science communication.
Marlee has just started her new role as an Ecologist for the Kimberley Land Council where she will work with Indigenous Ranger groups to establish wildlife monitoring projects to understand current threats to scientifically and culturally important species.
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