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.