2023 Dell Awardee - Cate Macinnis-Ng

Dr Cate Macinnis-Ng is an outstanding mentor devoted to improving the representation and conditions of women in science. In 2019, while President of the New Zealand Ecological Society, Cate established the NZES mentoring scheme, which has supported 50+ mentees. Cate has advocated for women in science via journal articles, is a regular mentor for the University of Auckland Women in Science Programme, and provides ongoing mentoring to women postgraduate students and postdocs in ecology in NZ and beyond. Cate is particularly passionate about mentoring mothers in science and often provides support for women returning to work after parental leave.