Hilconida P. Calumong is a professor of Biology at the Department of Biology and Institute of Environmental and Marine Sciences, Silliman University, Dumaguete City. She received her BS in Medical Technology and MS in Biology from Silliman and her PhD in Botany from the University of California Berkely. She has done over 30 years of research on algae, seagrass, mangroves, giant clams and sea hares; making her a globally-recognized specialist in marine botany and coastal resource management. Dr. Calumpong is a member of the United Nations Group of Experts of the Regular Process for the First Global Reporting and Assessment of the State of Marine Environment, including socioeconomic aspects.
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: Corrine GolezPUBLISHER: The Bookmark, Inc. LANGUAGE: English ISBN:
978-971-569-9143DATE PUBLISHED: 2017FORMAT: SoftcoverSIZE: