Caitlin is a new PLOS Ecology Community Editor and a David H. Smith Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Maine and Acadia National Park. Her background is in conservation biology and plant ecology. She's currently studying alpine plant communities in Maine from a paleoecological perspective, which happily involves hiking to high elevation ponds with an inflatable kayak.
Portrait of Ada Lovelace by British painter Margaret Sarah Carpenter (1836) In honor of Ada Lovelace Day, I’m reflecting on the power of naming women in STEM. Ada Lovelace Day aims to “increase the profile