Current News

Valentine, K. 2021. ASU faculty selected for AGU’s national diversity, equity and inclusion leadership academy. November 30, 2021 

Dr. Jenkins is selected as member of an inaugural cohort of leaders to make geosciences more diverse, equitable, and inclusive. She will focus her efforts on ocean science. 

Walton, M. 2021. Lekelia “Kiki” Jenkins on the Power of Merging Science Outreach and Ocean Conservation. AAAS Member Spotlight. June 25, 2021. 

American Association for the Advancement of Science discusses Dr. Jenkins innovative work on the dance floor and in the water.

Richards, Ashley. 2020. Helping shape the future of ocean science. June 3, 2020.

Dr. Jenkins is appointed to the National Academy of Sciences’ Ocean Studies Board.

Shrikant, Maya. 2020. Engendering equality in research. March 11, 2020.

The author of this article draws attention to under-representation of women in STEM both as research subjects and scientists. Dr. Jenkins is featured as a female scientist and professor who is working to increase gender equality.

Science Friday, National Public Radio, August 10, 2018, Science in Motion.

Dr. Jenkins is interviewed as an award-winning science dance choreographer and as a dancer about her project SciDance, which uses dance for science communication and engagement.

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