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The Women and Gender Geographies Network (WGGRN) is a network of researchers across New Zealand that began in August 2013. The network leader is Dr Karen Fisher, from School of Environment, University of Auckland.

The aims of this network are to

  • strengthen and support the visibility of women geographers and researchers;
  • strengthen and support the visibility of gender and geography perspectives through our teaching and research;
  • facilitate opportunities to support our research, teaching and academic career development;
  • support and advocate for women geographers.

For more information about network seminars, the forum or contributing to the network contact Karen Fisher.

Network Leader

Dr Karen Fisher

Research Interests: Environmental management; Water governance; Participatory development; Development and the environment.