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Training Colombian Women in Amphibian Research

In the heart of Colombia’s biodiverse landscapes, Women for Conservation (W4C) proudly celebrates a significant stride in empowering women in amphibian research. Partnering with ProAves, our mission to break barriers for Colombian women scientists has found a remarkable success in the recently concluded course “Techniques for the Study of Colombian Amphibians”. Held for 4 days […]

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Sara Ines Lara Promotes Rana Chiva at Abu Dhabi’s World Congress on Environmental Education

Environmental education stands as a cornerstone for Women for Conservation and our Colombian partner ProAves. With this commitment in mind, the mobile classroom known as Rana Chiva made its mark at the 12th World Congress on Environmental Education (WEEC) held from January 29 to February 2 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The congress serves […]

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How Family Planning Benefits Economic Empowerment and Conservation

Guest article by Maria José Diniz da Costa, PhD Maria José Minhoto Diniz da Costa, PhD is a reproductive biologist dedicated to women’s health research. After completing her PhD at Warwick University in Recurrent Pregnancy Loss, Maria worked as a Postdoctoral Associate at Duke University in Fetal-Maternal medicine research. Maria’s passion for community health led […]

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Empowering Women, Saving the Rainforest: New Podcast

Empowering Women, Saving the Rainforest We’re beyond excited to unveil a captivating episode of the Lookfar Podcast titled Empowering Women, Saving the Rainforest featuring our very own Sara Lara and Isabella Cortes. Dive deep with us into a transformative conversation that underscores our grassroots efforts in Colombia and sheds light on our mission at Women for […]

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Women Scientists Saving Wildlife: W4C’s Jaguar Research Station

Women Scientists Saving Wildlife In the heart of the Amazon, where the vibrant tapestry of biodiversity is woven, a groundbreaking initiative is taking shape, transforming dreams into reality for Colombian women scientists. Thanks to the unwavering support of individuals like you and the visionary initiative of Daughters for Earth, Women for Conservation proudly presents the […]

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Indigenous Amazon Conservation: Mural Project with the Jiw Community

This Indigenous Amazon Conservation mural project combined Women for Conservation’s mission to conserve critical biodiversity while uplifting women and youth in surrounding communities.   For Indigenous People’s Day this October, we take a look back at one of our most significant environmental education field projects in collaboration with the Jiw Indigenous community this past March. […]

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Our Next Generation of Leadership: Celebrating New Executive Director Isabella Cortes Lara

Women for Conservation is thrilled to welcome Isabella Cortes Lara, our dynamic new Executive Director! In her inaugural letter, Isabella shares her vision for empowering women as leaders in conservation, highlighting the transformative journey that lies ahead. Dear Supporters, Partners, and Champions of Conservation,  Your generous support has been pivotal in driving our mission to […]

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Family Planning: What Does it Entail?

Guest article by Maria José Diniz da Costa, PhD Maria José Minhoto Diniz-da-Costa, PhD is a reproductive biologist dedicated to women’s health research. After completing her PhD degree at Warwick University in the field of Recurrent Pregnancy loss, Maria worked as a Postdoctoral Associate at Duke University in Fetal-Maternal medicine research. Maria’s passion for community […]

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