Socio-Economics of Lake Victoria’s Fisheries: An Analysis of the Shifting Roles and Status of Women Fish Traders


  • Heather Craig



Undergraduate research, Undergraduate research abroad, Education abroad, Kenya


This article presents an undergraduate student research project on the shifting roles and status of women fish traders conducted in Kenya through the Development, Health, and Society study abroad program.


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Author Biography

Heather Craig

Heather Craig graduated from Wesleyan University in 2005. A native of Anchorage, Alaska, Heather, together with her sister Hanna, invented an ice-rescue robot which won second place in the Siemens Westinghouse Science and Technology Competition in 2001. She loves traveling and spending time with her sisters and devotes much of her energy to making photographs.


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How to Cite

Craig, H. (2007). Socio-Economics of Lake Victoria’s Fisheries: An Analysis of the Shifting Roles and Status of Women Fish Traders. Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 14(1), 1–25.