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Why do I join the Women’s Forest Congress? 

September 1, 2021|

By: Kathy Doyle, Ph.D., Middlebury College and Doyle Ecological Services To what shall I give myself?   That is a question I am asking these days, and the Women's Forest Congress feels like an important part [...]

Why does it matter if a forester is a woman?

August 9, 2021|

By:Mindy S. Crandall (she/her/hers) I recently gave a talk at the Society of American Foresters (SAF) National Convention about some efforts at a university to better retain women enrolled in traditional undergraduate forestry majors (1). [...]

The Free to Grow in Forestry Initiative – From Vision to Action

July 12, 2021|

By: Kelly Cooper Founder and CEO, Centre for Social Intelligence  Co-Lead, Free to Grow in Forestry  https://www.freetogrowinforestry.ca/   Several years before the Women’s Forest Congress was formed, the Free to Grow in Forestry initiative came together to [...]

I am because women before me believed in ME

June 1, 2021|

By: Dr. Antomia (Mia) Farrell 2020 was a year of uncertainty for us all, but the Women’s Forest Congress was birthed! Through the Women’s Forest Congress, I feel like I have inherited newfound sisters from [...]

Because some #WomenInForestry just isn’t enough

February 9, 2021|

By: Jasmine Brown When I first learned about the Women’s Forest Congress, I had flashbacks of all the times I felt out of place in my forestry career. All the times I was the only [...]

Why It’s Time for the Women’s Forest Congress

February 7, 2021|

By: Ara Erickson I graduated from college twenty years ago, from a program split almost evenly by gender. Our professors were mostly men, but it felt like there was a shift taking place. There were [...]

I am part of the Women’s Forest Congress because

February 6, 2021|

By: Katie Fernholz I am part of the Women’s Forest Congress because I believe the time is now to come together and make things the way they need to be. Exciting things are happening in [...]

Why I simply must be a part of the Women’s Forest Congress

February 5, 2021|

By Elizabeth Woodworth The Women's Forest Congress is gaining momentum thanks to a group of incredible, inspiring, caring, accomplished women, with whom I'm honored and so happy to work with. I have always looked for [...]