Olga M. Nuñeza is the former Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension and Professor of Biology at the College of Science and Mathematics' Department of Biological Sciences of Mindanao State University - Iligan Institute of Technology. She received her BS in Biology from Mindanao Sate University in Marawi City and obtained her MS in Zoology and PhD in Animal Physiology from the University of the Philippines in Los Baños. Dr. Nuñeza spearheads research on Mindanao's fauna to encourage environmental protection. She has published two books, Photographic Guide to Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, and Bats of the Caves in Mindanao, Philippines and Photographic Guide to Amphibians and Reptiles of Mindanao.
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: Gabi MaraPUBLISHER: The Bookmark, Inc. LANGUAGE: English ISBN:
978-971-569-910-5DATE PUBLISHED: 2017FORMAT: SoftcoverSIZE: