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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The STEM Professions

Science

Technology

Engineering

Mathematics


U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The STEM Professions

  • The National Science Foundation identifies the following disciplines as STEM fields:

    • Chemistry

    • Computer and Information Technology Science

    • Engineering

    • Geosciences

    • Life Sciences

    • Mathematical Sciences

    • Physics

    • Astronomy

    • Psychology

    • Social Sciences

    • STEM Education and Learning Research


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The STEM Professions

  • Due to increase in globalization and a knowledge-based economy, STEM fields are more critical to our Nation’s competitiveness

  • Must improve capabilities in STEM fields to levels beyond what was considered acceptable in the past(National Science Foundation).


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The STEM Professions

  • Women continue to be underrepresented in the STEM fields

    • Women hold nearly half of the jobs in the U.S. economy, but less than 25% are in STEM fields

    • Little employment growth of women in STEM jobs since 2000

    • Only one of seven engineers is female

    • Hold only 27% of all computer science jobs

      (*U.S. Department of Commerce)


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The STEM Professions

  • Attracting Women to STEM fields

    • Expose women to STEM careers to increase future interest

    • STEM practitioners serve as role models, ambassadors, and gatekeepers to their fields

      • Become a mentor

      • Speak at schools or youth organizations

      • Invite youth/women to a refuge or hatchery


U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The STEM Professions

  • Common STEM careers in the Fish and Wildlife Service include:

    • Wildlife Biologist

    • Fishery Biologist

    • Endangered Species Biologist

    • Forensic Scientist

    • Ecologist

    • Geneticist

    • Hydrologist

    • Forester

    • Engineer

    • Archeologist

    • Information Technology Specialist

    • Accountant


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The STEM Professions

Meet some of our FWS Women in STEM Careers


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Ashantye Williams

Ashantye is a Geneticist at the Warm Springs Fish Technology Center in Warm Springs, Georgia


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Erin Myers

Erin is a Private Lands Biologist and a Veterinarian at the Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge located near Naples, Florida


Jennifer is a Prescribed Fire Specialist at St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge in Florida

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Jennifer Hinckley


Sarah is an Aquatic Endangered Species Biologist at the Ecological Services Field Office in Raleigh, North Carolina

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Sarah McRae


Joyce is a Wildlife Biologist at the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge Complex in Florida

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Joyce Kleen


Amy is a Fish and Wildlife Biologist at the Ecological Services Field Office in Jackson, Mississippi

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Amy Carson


Tamara is a Biologist at the Ecological Services Field Office in Athens, Georgia

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Tamara Johnson


Theresa is an Aquatic Ecologist with the Southeast Region’s Inventory and Monitoring Branch at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge in Hardeeville, South Carolina

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Theresa Thom


Roxannais a Division Chief for Environmental Quality with Ecological Services and works in the Southeast Regional Office in Atlanta, Georgia

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Roxanna Hinzman


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Karen Sughrue

Karen is an Ecologist with Ecological Services in Townsend, Georgia


Cindy is a Program Supervisor for Fisheries and works in the Southeast Regional Office in Atlanta, Georgia

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Cindy Williams


Kate Blough is a  Law Enforcement Support Assistant at the Port of Louisville, Kentucky. 

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Katrina “Kate” Blough


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Sharon Fuller-Barnes

Sharon Fuller-Barnes is an Education Specialist for the Southeast Regional Office in Atlanta, Georgia


Nicole is a Coastal Ecologist with the Southeast Inventory & Monitoring Network at Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge in Awendaw, South Carolina

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Nicole Rankin


Erin is a Fish and Wildlife Biologist for Ecological Services at the Southeast Regional Office in Atlanta, Georgia

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Erin Rivenbark


Marilyn is a Fish and Wildlife Biologist with the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program and works in the Southeast Regional Office in Atlanta, Georgia

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Marilyn Lawal


Jaci is a Fish Biologist at the Warm Springs Fish Technology Center in Warm Springs, Georgia

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Jaci Zelko


Nikki is a biologist with Ecological Services and works in the Southeast Regional Office in Atlanta, Georgia

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Nikki Lamp


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Carolyn Hust

Carolyn is the Southeast Region’s Chief Technology Officer

and works at the Regional Office in Atlanta, Georgia


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TONI WESTLAND

Toni is the Supervisory Refuge Ranger at the J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge in Sanibel, Florida


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