Angela Nina Ann Rivera Ingle is a conservation ecologist based in the Ateneo de Davao University, Davao City. She received her BS in Biology (magna cum laude) from the Ateneo de Manila University in 1985 and her MS and PhD in Natural Resources from Cornell University in 1990 and 2001 respectively. Dr. Ingle published A Key to the Bats of the Philippine Islands in 1992 which enabled scientists to identify 70 bat species indigenous to the Philippines. She is very active in wildlife conservation efforts around the country. Her interests have since included the Philippine eagle, forests and watersheds, and incorporating the natural environment into basic education, especially for those living in, or near, forests. Among her many awards is the Parker Gentry Award for Conservation from the Field Museum in Chicago, USA in 2012.
The Women of Science titles are real-life stories of Filipina women who excel in the fields of science, engineering, agriculture, and mathematics (STEAM). The women in this series have the following characteristics:
- She has published scientific articles and is an internationally respected and recognized scholar.
- She has made or is making clear her contributions to her field of specialization.
- She has had a research leadership role in her university, research center, or at a national or international level.
- She is working in the Philippines.
ALEXINE: I love that this series was intended to inspire young girls. These are amazing and should be read by girls and boys of all ages.
Didith T. Rodrigo ILLUSTRATOR: George Vincent Bien PUBLISHER: The Bookmark, Inc. LANGUAGE: English ISBN:
978-971-569-906-8DATE PUBLISHED: 2017FORMAT: SoftcoverSIZE: