Sharon Strauss is an evolutionary ecologist who specializes in evolutionary ecology. She has been a faculty member with UC Davis for 24 years.
Sophie Barbu is the Assistant Director of the UC Davis ADVANCE Program. Ms. Barbu was selected for the competitive University of California Women’s Initiative for Professional Development award. She also serves as a member of the Status of Women at Davis Administrative Advisory Committee (SWADAAC) which is an advisory body to the Provost and Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resources.