The Two Body Problem in USA Academia

Two body problem in academia flyer

Two body problem in academia flyer

Are you considering applying for a faculty position in the USA this year? Facing a two-body problem? Worried if you should include this information in your application package, or during the interview?

The Earth Science Women’s Network will be hosting …

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Academic Faculty Interviews

Academic Interview for Faculty Positions in the US

Academic Interview for Faculty Positions in the US

Are you considering applying for a faculty position in the USA? Come to learn about the interview process as part of applying for academic positions in the USA, what should you prepare for, what to expect, and who will you
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Navigating Workplace Hierarchy

Navigating Workplace Hierarchy Speakers

Navigating Workplace Hierarchy Speakers

Have you experienced hierarchy in your workplace? Unsure how to navigate it?

Registration is now open for our upcoming event on Friday May 19th at 1530 UTC!

We will be joined by 5 fantastic speakers who will share their experiences …

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Navigating the NSF System

Navigating the NSF System

Navigating the NSF System

Navigating the NSF System

Join us for a virtual workshop on Monday February 6, 2023, at 18:00-20:00 UTC
(1:00-3:00pm ET, 12:00-2:00pm CT, 11:00am-1:00pm MT, 10:00am-12:00pm PT)


Get YOUR questions answered by NSF Program Officers! 

  • How can you craft
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Careers Outside Academia

Careers Beyond Academia

Careers Outside Academia

Are you considering a career within government? Or applying for roles outside academia?

The Earth Science Women’s Network is hosting the next instalment in the Careers Beyond Academia Webinar Series on December 2nd 2022 at 5pm UTC which will have …

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Applying For Faculty Positions

Academic Applications

Academic Applications

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 …

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ESWN Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month

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 …

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Demystifying Narrative CVs

Narrative CVs

*****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 …

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Demystifying the NERC IRF



Are you considering applying for the 2022/23 NERC Independent Research Fellowship (IRF) round? Unsure of what to include in your application? Want to learn more from those who work on and have experience of the fellowship?

*****PLEASE NOTE: This

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Careers Outside Academia

Flyer for Careers Outside Webinar Academia webinar series

Are you applying or interviewing for a role outside academia soon? Or thinking about applying for roles outside academia?

The Earth Science Women’s Network is hosting a webinar on June 22nd 2022 at 4pm UTC!

We will be joined by:

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Salary Negotiation

Salary Negotiation

Salary Negotiation

Join us for an event all about salary negotiation on July 7th at 1500 UTC!

08:00-09:30 Pacific Time | 11:00-12:30 Eastern Time | 15:00-16:30 UTC | 1700-1830 Central European Time

Have you ever wondered how to navigate salary negotiation or …

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Predatory Journals

Predatory Journals

Predatory Journals

Predatory Journals: What You Need To Know

May 24th, 1600 UTC

What are Predatory Journals? How can they negatively impact you and your academic career?

At this event, we aim to give you tips to help you to identify these …

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ESWN Oral History Project

20th anniversary, ESWN oral history project banner

To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Earth Science Women’s Network in 2022, we are documenting the development of ESWN through an Oral History Project. Join our host, Dr. Mona Behl, as we learn more about ESWN through it’s founders …

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ESWN Raffle Winners

20th anniversary, ESWN member raffle

Swag alert!!

For our 20th anniversary, we held a raffle for all ESWN members + raffle donors to win $25 worth of ESWN merch to show off their support. We drew six names to kick off this initiative. Congratulations to …

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ESWN 20th Anniversary

ESWN 20th anniversary badge

The Earth Science Women’s Network is thrilled to be celebrating our 20th Anniversary!! ESWN started 20 years ago as a informal group of women in the earth sciences and has grown and transformed over the years into an organization that …

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2021 ESWN AGU Networking Reception

Attendees of the 2021 ESWN AGU Networking Reception

Thanks to everyone who attended our 2021 ESWN Networking Reception at AGU in New Orleans, LA!

The annual ESWN networking reception took place Monday, December 13th during the New Orleans Fall 2021 AGU meeting. Over 100 people attended the NCAR-sponsored …

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ESWN Events at AGU 2021

AGU Fall meeting

ESWN Events @AGU 2021

ESWN will once again be sponsoring and participating in a series of workshops and events at the annual Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union. We hope you can join us!

ESWN Annual Networking Reception


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Accessibility and Diversity in publishing

Accessibility and Diversity in Publishing event poster
ESWN and Elsevier Present: Accessibility and Diversity in publishing / Careers in Publishing

A Webinar and Q&A with Holly Falk-Kresinski Vice President, Research Intelligence and Co-chair, Gender Equity Taskforce at Elsevier and others tba.

We will discuss:
• Women in

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Feedback and Friends Social Event

The Earth Science Women’s Network is holding a virtual “Feedback and Friends” event on October 29th at 2:00 pm UTC/ 10:00 am ET! Join us to hear about our 2021 survey results, share feedback on events you would like to …

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Statement on Anti-Asian Violence

We want to recognize and offer our sincere support to Asian, Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities who are hurting from continued discrimination and a prevalence of violence and anti-Asian hate that is reflected in the recent murders of

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ESWN Leadership Recruitment – Winter 2021

ESWN Board in Colorado

Earth Science Women’s Network Recruiting for Board and Associate Board of Directors


The Earth Science Women’s Network (ESWN) is recruiting multiple volunteer leadership positions, to fill vacancies on the Board of Directors (BoD) and Associate Board of Directors (ABD). …

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Science-A-Thon 2020 Recap

By: Mattie Bindl, Science-A-Thon Program Coordinator

November 23, 2020

After a year filled with unexpected twists and turns, it’s important to take a moment to give thanks to the people and experiences that have made our lives a little brighter.…

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NEW!! ESWN Discussion Board

Discussion Screenshot

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 …

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Statement From ESWN

Rocks with Heart

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 …

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Soliciting ESWN Pandemic Experiences

Person on a video call

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. …

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Endowment Achieved!

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. …

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ESWN events at AMS 2020 Meeting

 Annual Networking Reception

Monday, January 13, 2020
6:30 to 8:30 PM

Rosa Mexicano
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. …

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AGU 2019 Fall Meeting Events


Fall Meeting 2019 logo



Annual ESWN Networking Reception

Monday 12/9/2019

6:00 – 9:00 PM

location: Tabletop Tap House, 175 Fourth St., San Francisco, CA 94103

Workshop for Heads and Chairs of Earth and Space Sciences Departments

Sunday 12/8/19, Registration deadline: Friday …

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2019 Women in Sciences Leadership Workshop

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 …

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ESWN Leadership Update

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 …

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#ShowMeYourScience Recap

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 …

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How to plan an inclusive scientific meeting

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 …

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Consider nominating an ESWN member for an AMS award!

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 …

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ESWN at 2019 AMS Annual Meeting

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 …

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2018 ESWN Professional Development Workshop

October 28-30, 2018
Boulder, Colorado



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 …

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Dr. Melanie Okoro receives 2017 NOAA Fisheries Award

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 …

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ESWN wins PAESMEM Award!

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 …

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Welcoming Women into Geosciences

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 …

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Open Letter to the Geomorphology Community

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 …

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Participate in a Focus Group at AGU!

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 …

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ESWN at AMS 2018

ESWN is hosting two events at the 2018 American Meteorological Society meeting in Austin, TX.

Please consider adding them to your AMS schedule.

  • Earth Science Women’s Network Annual Networking Reception
    Monday, January 8, 2018, 6:30 to 8:30 PM
    Moonshine Patio
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ESWN Events at AGU 2017

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

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Science-A-Thon Success!

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, …

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ESWN Hosts Science-A-Thon

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. …

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ESWN at AMS Meeting 2017

dsc_0153If you are attending the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, join ESWN at our networking reception!
ESWN Networking Reception
Monday, January 23, 2017, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Wild Ginger, 1401 Third Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101
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ESWN Store!


We have launched an ESWN Store to help support our logo-with-webaddyorganization’s activities.

A portion of the sale price comes back to ESWN and the more we sell, the greater the percentage.

We have three designs featured on t-shirts, sweatshirts, …

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Take the pledge

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 …

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ESWN Welcomes New Leadership Board Members

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 …

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