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ESWN Leadership Board Meeting at Brown University

Jun 10, 2016

Brown University hosted our ESWN Leadership Board Meeting in May. ESWN contributed to the Young Scholars Conference, which was a professional development workshop designed for senior graduate students and postdocs who are interested in an academic career in the sciences (especially Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Planetary Sciences, Ecology, Applied Math, and Environmental Engineering). Program…

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ESWN Aims to Raise $20,000 by May 1

Feb 19, 2016

ESWN hopes to jumpstart fundraising for their endowment campaign fund with short-term goals ESWN is well on the way to reaching their May 1 donation goals! Over $3,400 has already been raised with contributions from more than 40 members. This brings the organization 15 percent of the way toward their goal of raising $20,000 from…

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AGU From the Prow: Sexual Harassment and the Scientific Community

Feb 4, 2016

22 January 2016 Posted by Joan Buhrman 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, “Steps to Building a Zero-Tolerance Culture for Sexual Harassment,” was published on The piece, authored by…

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Steps to Building a No-Tolerance Culture for Sexual Harassment

Feb 4, 2016

By Erika Marín-Spiotta, Blair Schneider, and Mary Anne Holmes 28 January 2016 Published in EOS doi:10.1029/2016EO044859 The American Geophysical Union can lead the way in building an environment where sexual and other types of harassment have no place.   In the past 2 weeks, two new egregious cases of professors sexually harassing students—and getting away…

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Taking Ownership of Your Mentoring

Jan 4, 2016

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, Manda Adams, Meredith Hastings & Rebecca Barnes. We used lessons learned through ESWN activities – in particular the…

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ESWN Launches Endowment Campaign

Dec 14, 2015

The Earth Science Women’s Network (ESWN) is pleased to announce a major grant from the Madison Community Foundation (MCF) in Madison, Wisconsin. The $50,000 grant from MCF will provide “match” to incentivize donors to invest in the future of ESWN through a new endowment, such that every $20 donated becomes $30 of endowment support for…

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ESWN Member Greeting Cards

Nov 24, 2015

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 created greeting cards featuring these photos taken by our members during their research. At the AGU Fall…

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AGU Town Hall Meeting on Harassment

Nov 20, 2015

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. – 1:30 p.m. Location: Moscone South, Gateway Ballroom, Room 102 Abstract: Recent high-profile events in the…

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ESWN Workshops at AGU 2015

Nov 9, 2015

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 the American Geophysical Union (AGU) in San Francisco since 2006. ESWN works to amplify the benefits…

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