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 …Read More
In speaking with ESWN Members, they expressed that in media depictions of women in science during the pandemic their experiences were not always being represented. Therefore, ESWN is soliciting pandemic experiences from our members, whether they are positive or negative. …Read More
Due to COVID-19 many K-12 schools, colleges, and universities are temporarily moving to online instruction in order to slow the spread of this virus that has caused a global pandemic.
This switch to online instruction is challenging, particularly due to …Read More
ESWN is excited to announce that we have successfully achieved our $150,000 Endowment. This has been made possible by $100,000 in generous donations by people like you (Thank you!) and a generous $50,000 matching grant from the Madison Community Foundation. …Read More
Annual Networking Reception
Monday, January 13, 2020
6:30 to 8:30 PM
155 Seaport Blvd.
Boston, MA 02210
Our annual networking event for ESWN members and friends at AMS! Light appetizers served with a cash bar and great conversation. …Read More
Building Leadership Skills for Success in the Scientific Workforce
November 4-6 and November 5-8, 2019 | Boulder, Colorado
Why leadership and management skills? Science is rarely done in isolation; in almost any position, leadership and management skills are an important …Read More
ESWN Leadership Update
Behind the scenes the ESWN Leadership has been hard at work to keep the various pieces of our organization moving and providing resources for you. As we grow, we recognize the value of evolving the Leadership of …Read More
One of the goals of the Earth Science Women’s Network is to highlight the work of our members and show the diversity of #WomenInScience out there. One of the ways we do that is with social media, and this past …Read More
In 2019 ESWN transitioned to a new website and with it we rolled out a new Membership platform. It is now possible for anyone to become an official ESWN member. Membership is free and it is never too late to…Read More
One of the goals of the Earth Science Women’s Network is to highlight the work of our members and show the diversity of #WomenInScience out there. One of the ways we do that is with social media, and coming soon
Today there are more women working in the sciences than ever before, yet women are still underrepresented in leadership roles. This workshop offers a unique opportunity for women across scientific disciplines and career levels to build their leadership and …Read More
Headed to the SFS Meeting in Salt Lake City next week? Live in Salt Lake City? Join us on Tuesday night from 5:15 to 7 PM at the Beerhive Pub. Meet new science friends, catch up with others! Food available …Read More
Scientific meetings can be exciting, a dose of scientific enthusiasm! We are able to share our ideas, learn from others, find collaborators, and reunite with existing colleagues. Meetings are a critical part of the global scientific enterprise. Network development and …Read More
The American Meteorological Society (AMS) invites members and friends of the AMS to submit nominations for consideration for the Society Awards, Fellows, and Lecturers. Each year the AMS honors individuals, teams of people, and institutions for their outstanding contributions to …Read More
ESWN is hosting a networking reception at the 2019 American Meteorological Society meeting in Phoenix, AZ.
Earth Science Women’s Network Annual Networking Reception
Monday, January 7, 2019, 6:30 to 8:30 PM
Copper Blues Rock Pub & Kitchen
50 W Jefferson …
GSA Pardee Session | Monday, November 5, 2018, 1:30 – 5:30 p.m. | Indiana Convention Center, Sagamore Ballroom 5
Cosponsored by GSA Geology and Society Division; GSA Geology and Public Policy Committee; Association for Women Geoscientists; Earth Science Women’s Network…Read More
October 28-30, 2018
This professional development workshop is designed to help women build leadership and management skills that will contribute to their success and advancement in scientific organizations. Over 2 days, professional facilitators and members of …Read More
In October 2001, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) created a series of annual Employee of the Year Awards. NOAA Fisheries Employee of the Year Awards recognize employees that have made significant contributions to NOAA Fisheries stewardship responsibilities.
Congratulations …Read More
The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM)
represent the highest honors bestowed upon mentors who work to expand science, technology, engineering
and mathematics (STEM) talent.
The Awards were established in 1995 and the first awards …Read More
ADVANCEGeo launches new online resource center to address sexual harassment in the geosciences
The National Science Foundation-funded ADVANCEGeo project has released a collection of online resources for the community on relevant research and tested strategies to respond to sexual harassment, …Read More
Science-A-Thon is a five day celebration of science and scientists – from the lab to the field, from learning to teaching, from routine tasks to major discoveries!
Participating scientists will share the ups and downs of a #dayofscience. Scientists will …Read More
Early results of a program* to foster the careers of women entering the geosciences demonstrate the effectiveness of several specific factors – including the importance of same gender mentoring and the importance of role modeling – to the retention of …Read More
This letter is to alert the community to ongoing online harassment by a registered sex offender who targets individuals in geomorphology and related fields. This has been a problem for many years. The offender, who has an Earth Science degree …Read More
Are you concerned about sexual harassment in STEM?
You are invited to participate in a focus group as part of a National Science Foundation ADVANCE award to develop bystander intervention and research ethics training to improve work climate conditions in …Read More
ESWN will once again be sponsoring and participating in a series of workshops, town halls, and events at the annual Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union. We hope you can join us!
Earth Science Women’s Network Annual Networking Event…Read More
The 2017 Science-A-Thon was a great success thanks to the hundreds of people who participated, donated, and spread the enthusiasm!
With your help, ESWN raised over $32,000! The power of Science-A-Thon came from individual days and lives in diverse countries, …Read More
Are you interested in engaging the public with science?
Have you been asked by funding agencies to communicate your research directly to public audiences?
Do you want to feel more comfortable talking about science with a variety of audiences?
Interested …Read More
ESWN is thrilled to host Science-A-Thon, a one-day celebration of science and scientists (like you!). Science-A-Thon will showcase the work of scientists over a single “day in the life.” Participants will post 12 photos over 12 hours on July 13. …Read More
In December 2016, ESWN was honored to meet with some of the most exciting thinkers in the U.S. to discuss taking ESWN to the next level. We were pleased to have Janice Huff (Lead Meteorologist, NBC NYC), Jon Foley (Director, …Read More
An open letter from women of science:
Science is foundational in a progressive society, fuels innovation, and touches the lives of every person on this planet. The anti-knowledge and anti-science sentiments expressed repeatedly during the U.S. presidential election threaten the …Read More
We are excited to announce that Asmeret Asefaw Berhe, Melissa Burt, Maura Hahnenberger, Rachel Licker, Aisha Morris, and Melanie Harrison Okoro have joined ESWN’s Leadership Board! We appreciate their dedication to women in the geosciences. These amazing women join our …Read More
If you’ll be attending the AGU Fall Meeting, check out ESWN’s many exciting events! These events (hosted or co-sponsored by ESWN) offer our members and colleagues the opportunity to see old friends and make new connections. ESWN works to amplify …Read More
Join ESWN for an exciting tour of the California Academy of Sciences (CAS), a leading planetarium, aquarium, and natural history museum all in one! Our tour will be personally led by Executive Director Dr. Jon Foley. Jon has been a …Read More
ESWN hopes to jumpstart fundraising for their endowment campaign fund with short-term goalsRead More
22 January 2016
By Margaret Leinen, President, American Geophysical Union, Eric Davidson, President-elect, American Geophysical Union, and Carol Finn, Past President, American Geophysical Union
UPDATE, 29 January 2016: On Thursday, 28 January, an opinion piece titled, …Read More
The Mentoring Continuum: From Graduate School Through Tenure, recently published, contains contributions from a variety of sources including a chapter: Taking Ownership of Your Mentoring: Lessons learned from participating in the Earth Science Women’s Network written by Mirjam Glessmer, …Read More
Congratulations to the winners of the first ever ESWN photo competition! In October, we announced our first ever competition, and amazing 40 photos were submitted and voted on by our members. The fantastic winning photos are featured below.
ESWN has …Read More
ESWN is co-sponsoring a town hall meeting on harassment at the 2015 Fall AGU Meeting.
Forward Focused Ethics – What is the Role of Scientific Societies in Responding to Harassment and Other Workplace Climate Issues?
Wednesday, 16 December, 12:30 p.m. …Read More
The Earth Science Women’s Network (ESWN) is hosting two professional development workshops at the AGU Fall Meeting in 2015: Navigating the NSF System and Opportunities Beyond Academia. ESWN has been leading professional networking activities at the Fall Meeting of …Read More
If you are going to AGU, check out the line-up of ESWN’s many exciting events! We look forward to seeing you in San Francisco. ESWN is hosting or co-sponsoring many exciting events, offering our members and colleagues the opportunity to …Read More
ESWN was featured in an article published in Research Professional about the value of informal networking. The article celebrates ESWN’s discussions about professional and personal matters, and the involvement of people around the world at various stages of their careers.…Read More
Meredith Hastings, an ESWN Leadership Board Member, has received a 2014 Atmospheric Sciences Ascent Award from the American Geophysical Union (AGU). This award recognizes the research contributions of exceptional mid-career scientists in the fields of atmospheric and climate sciences. Meredith …Read More
ESWN has a wide variety of volunteer opportunities available. Please email us if you are interested in getting involved in any of these opportunities:
– Discussion leader for online forums: respond to posts to make sure that questions …Read More
Colorado Front Range mentors needed for college-level women interested in higher education and careers in the geosciences
In the United States, men outnumber women in many science and engineering fields by nearly 3 to 1. In fields like physics or …Read More
If you are going to AGU, check out ESWN’s professional development workshops: Navigating the NSF System, Getting on the Tenure Track and Succeeding, and Opportunities Beyond Academia. ESWN is also involved in the workshop, Improving Your Success for AGU Honors: …Read More
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is hosting the ESWN Leadership Board this week! Come join us for many amazing events! If you can’t make it in person, you can still watch the webcast of the Weston Roundtable discussion. We look forward …Read More
New Non-Profit Launches to Promote Women in Science
Prof. Tracey Holloway, email@example.com Cell 608.443.6678
Prof. Meredith Hastings, Meredith_Hastings@brown.edu Cell 206.778.9656
PRESS RELEASE – …Read More
Long-time ESWN Member Tami Bond has been awarded the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship. MacArthur fellows are “talented individuals who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits and a marked capacity for self-direction”(MacArthur Foundation).
Tami is an environmental engineer …Read More