TROMSØ 2019.



“Women of the Arctic” participated in both the plenary and science sessions of the 2019 Arctic Frontiers conference in Tromsø, Norway.


Plenary Session: Smart & Resilient Arctic Societies

In this session focusing on the future of northern communities, Tahnee Prior reminds the audience that gender equality is part and parcel of a smart Arctic societies and the burden of resilience shouldn’t only fall on women.


Science Session: Arctic Frontiers Pecha Kucha

What do we need to know about the Arctic Ocean to make the best use of it, and take best care of it, for future generations? How can research help fill the gaps in our knowledge about the Arctic Ocean?

Gosia Smieszek presents “Women of the Arctic”, arguing that gender equality is crucial to sustainable development in the Arctic.