Dr. Stroma Cole, Senior Lecturer, University of the West of England – Bristol (United Kingdom) Dr. Stroma Cole is a senior lecturer in tourism geography at the University of the West of England. Stroma combines her academic career with action research and consultancy, most recently looking at tourism and water inequality in Labuan Bajo Indonesia; Tamarindo, Costa Rica; Kerala, India; and Bali, Indonesia. She has undertaken gender and empowerment work for UNCTAD, a qualitative evaluation of post Tsunami work in Sumatra for the UNDP, and community-based tourism research and training for the FCO in Mexico and for the EU in Rwanda. She was the Chair of Tourism Concern (2007-2011), a charity promoting ethical tourism. She is now a director of Equality in Tourism.
|Volume 29||Panelist||2021-09-18||WOMEN IN TOURISM EXPLORING CHALLENGES AND EMERGING OPPORTUNITIES / / Women contribute 54% of the tourism workforce internationally. Despite this, however, they still face challenges in terms of bridging gender-based wage gaps, breaking gender stere [more ...]|