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Artemis

Artemis endeavors to get more women in the field and on the water, to support women as leaders in the conservation movement, to ensure the vitality of our lands, waters, and wildlife. Artemis endeavors to change the face of conservation.

Apr 28, 2022

We're taking a one-week break from the Artemis Leadership Series to talk with Sara Parker Pauley, the director of Missouri's Department of Conservation. Like many state agency leaders, Sara is gearing up in the hopes that Recovering America‚Äôs Wildlife Act (RAWA) is passed into law. RAWA funding is...


Apr 21, 2022

In the fifth installment of the Artemis Women in Conservation Leadership series, we're joined by Flora Csontos, who used to work for the governor's office in Wisconsin. Her job was to recommend people to serve on the state's boards and commissions. She tells us about what that process is like, and how you can put your...


Apr 14, 2022

When Dr. Winifred Kessler started her career in wildlife biology, field positions weren't open to women. That changed when she was doing her PhD, and she went on to have a career that straddled academic and agency life. Wini was often "the first woman" on many different kinds of jobs. She talks about what that was like,...


Apr 7, 2022

Dr. Jennifer James did her dissertation research on women in the conservation field. This episode, we talk about some of the barriers to upward mobility in conservation leadership roles -- things like subtle gender bias or imposter syndrome. At the same time, Jennifer also saw positive influences that were...