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

ESWN Leadership Board
(Boulder, Colorado August 2022)
ESWN Leadership Board (Boulder, Colorado August 2022)

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Demystifying Narrative CVs

21 Sep 2022

*****PLEASE NOTE: This event is ESWN led, with speakers from UKRI, FNR and NSF***** Are you writing a narrative CV for your most recent funding application? Or perhaps you’re unsure of how to review a grant application which has a narrative CV as part of the package? Just curious about narrative CVs in general?  …

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Applying For Faculty Positions

20 Sep 2022

Are you considering applying for a faculty position in the USA this year? Wondering what the differences are between teaching and research institutes? Worried about what to include in your application package, or what your cover letter should highlight? The Earth Science Women’s Network will be hosting a webinar on October 27, 2022, at 12:30…

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Demystifying the NERC IRF Part 2: Interviews

19 Sep 2022

*****PLEASE NOTE: This event is ESWN led, with speakers from NERC***** Are you interested in the NERC Independent Research Fellowships? Or thinking about how to interview for NERC research fellowships in the future?  Unsure of what to revise or nervous about what to expect? Want to learn more from those who work on and have…

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ESWN Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

16 Sep 2022

From September 15-October 15, 2022, ESWN will be joining in the celebration of Hispanic women scientists for Hispanic Heritage Month. Our theme is “Unidas: Inclusivity for stronger Science.” Follow our social media to join the celebration!       For more information on National Hispanic Heritage Month, head here:    

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Mountains and Molehills with Tracey Holloway

16 Sep 2022 How do we take on big challenges, like increasing representation of women in STEM? This week, Tracey Holloway, Gaylord Nelson Distinguished Professor of Environmental Studies & Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, shows us how to conquer the highest peaks by taking on each little hill at a time. Holloway shares…

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