The WiAA aims to:

  • Foster a community of awareness about the range of topics, talents, experiences and outputs by women doing work in and about the Polar Regions;
  • Facilitate digital networking through profiles about women contributing to Polar research and representation;
  • Share information about wider funding, research, and networking opportunities and avenues with the intent of providing ideas and inspiration to all scholars and Polar experts and knowledge holders;
  • Encourage research and fieldwork reflection by women doing and contributing to Polar scholarship and representation; and
  • Showcase the work and experiences of women doing and contributing to a wide range of Polar representation, scholarship and scholarship-related opportunities and experiences.