Despite an increasingly diverse profession, awards and recognition in entomology are not diversifying accordingly. What's to blame, and how can we improve? One entomologist issues a call to action for the entomological community to commit to lifting up and honoring the achievements of students and professionals from underrepresented groups in our field.
For the entomological profession to maximize inclusivity, leaders in the field must work to build welcoming environments for aspiring and early-career entomologists from all backgrounds. A symposium at the 2018 Joint Annual Meeting gathered perspectives on how entomologists can work to reduce bias and create safe workspaces.
Just one-quarter of university and federal entomology jobs held by women, according to a new analysis published in the Annals of the Entomological Society of America.
At Entomology 2017, a group of entomologists facilitated a conversation among ESA members and conference participants about the issues of bullying and harassment in our workplaces and at ESA conferences.