Earth Science Women's Network

We are a grassroots, non-profit, member driven organization. Our mission is to build a resilient community that lifts all scientists and moves the geosciences forward.

"You can waste your lives drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them."

Shonda Rhimes

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Cultivating Leadership for Change and Justice in the Geosciences

22 Oct 2020

ESWN is thrilled to be a media sponsor for this upcoming workshop series… Cultivation Leadership for Change and Justice in the Geosciences: A Virtual Workshop Series Sponsored by Geoscientists of Color and Allies The first workshop in the series, Call to Action: Anti-Racism Efforts in the Geosciences will take place Wednesday 28 October 7-8pm ET!…

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Matched donations to the AGU WONDER Fund

18 Sep 2020

From now until October 10th, ESWN will be matching donations to the AGU WONDER Fund, up to $1000! The WONDER Fund was established by the Women Doing Science project, to provide funding and mentorship opportunities to Black and indigenous womxn doing work in the earth and space sciences, inclusive of non-gender conforming individuals. AGU has…

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NEW!! ESWN Discussion Board

28 Aug 2020

If you’re a long time member of ESWN, you’ll recall that we had a very active online discussion board on the ESWN website. For a number of reasons, we had to disable this component of ESWN membership. The main factor was the daily monitoring to fend off cyber-bots from hacking into the system. If you’re…

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ADVANCEGeo Research Spotlight

28 Aug 2020

The ADVANCEGeo team has published a new paper on hostile climates as barriers to diversifying the geosciences that summarizes the cultural & structural barriers to broaden participation in the geosciences & identify a range of strategies to dismantle these barriers. This article is part of a special issue on Diversity and equality in the geosciences…

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Statement From ESWN

02 Jun 2020

We are living in deeply troubling and challenging times — when racism and social inequities are ever so present, and continue to perpetuate in our society. The Earth Science Women’s Network recognizes that these events are unfolding in a context where people of color continue to be subjected to systemic injustices based on the color…

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