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$2500 Donation to WONDER Fund

Nov 25, 2020

ESWN recently lead a donation match campaign to raise funding for the WONDER Fund. With the generosity of our amazing members we raised $1250, and with the match we are thrilled to announce that we donated $2500 to the fund to support annual travel grants and mentorship opportunities for Black or Indigenous womxn in earth…

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Science-A-Thon 2020 Recap

Nov 25, 2020

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. Science-A-Thon, an annual activity of ESWN, is a five-day social media celebration of science,  engineering,…

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Cultivating Leadership for Change and Justice in the Geosciences

Oct 22, 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 More information here: https://ethicsandequitycenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Cultivating-Change_Workshop-Flyer_11_20.pdf  

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Matched donations to the AGU WONDER Fund

Sep 18, 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

Aug 28, 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

Aug 28, 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

Jun 2, 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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ESWN Facemasks

Jun 1, 2020

Facemasks are now available for purchase at the ESWN Store! We have three different designs available in both adult and youth sizing. Grab one now for yourself, family, friends, or colleagues.

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Soliciting ESWN Pandemic Experiences

May 28, 2020

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. Please fill out this form if you would like to contribute your experience. We would…

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