Dr. Jenkins was selected as one of the American Association for the Advancement of Science IF/THEN Ambassadors. IF/THEN, a national initiative of Lyda Hill Philanthropies, seeks to further women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) by empowering current innovators and inspiring the next generation of pioneers.
Gabriele, A. 2017. ASU professor Kiki Jenkins wins top honors for science dance. May 22, 2017. ASU Now.
Dr. Jenkins discuss her work with science dance, which won first place in the International Sea Turtle Society’s Dance Your Research Competition.
Baldner, O. 2017. Walking through a conversation: The Treadmill Tapes. January 25, 2017. The State Press.
Dr. Jenkins engages in a conversation with renowned dance choreographer Liz Lerman’s Minds on the Move: The Treadmill Tapes. This project encourages people to converse about important issues while walking.
Yu, A. 2017. Fishing Rule Aims To Do For All Marine Mammals What It Did For The Dolphin. The Salt. January 5, 2017.
This article describes a new fishing rule that expands international protections for marine mammals under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA). Dr. Jenkins is quoted as an expert on the topic.
SAVING SEA TURTLES: PREVENTING EXTINCTION focuses on a record-breaking sea turtle stranding season on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, where over 1,200 cold-stunned sea turtles washed ashore in 2014. Over 90 percent of the stranded sea turtles were Kemp’s Ridleys, the world’s most critically endangered sea turtle. Dr. Jenkins is interviewed as sea turtle expert.
Dr. Jenkins discusses the evolving face of technology and how it would soon encompass the things that you normally carry in your wallet so much so you wouldn’t even be required to carry one.
Gewin, V. 2014. Equal access: Universities seek to recreate the success of one institution’s mentorship programme for minorities in science. Nature. July, 24, 2014.
Meyerhoff Scholars Program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) has crafted a formula for mentoring students from minority groups underrepresented in the sciences and helping to guide them into science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) careers. Dr. Jenkins is quoted about how her experience as a Meyerhoff scholar impacted her career.
Dr. Jenkins is interviewed about ocean acidification