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Science-a-thon October 14-18 – ESWN’s Biggest Annual Fundraiser

Sep 30, 2019

Science-A-Thon, ESWN’s biggest annual fundraiser is coming up soon, and it is not too late to participate! Science-A-Thon is a five-day celebration of science, engineering, technology, and math (STEM!), science professionals, science teachers, science journalists, and anyone else who uses science in their day – from the lab to the field, from learning to teaching,…

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ADVANCEGeo Train the Trainers – Applications Open

Sep 30, 2019

ADVANCEGeo Now Accepting Applications for the Train the Trainers Workshop! NSF-funded ADVANCEGeo Partnership “Train the Trainers” Workshop January 9-10, 2020 in Lawrence, Kansas The goal of the Train the Trainers workshop is to develop a network of trainers. Participants will receive training in: Background and awareness of the prevalence and impact of hostile behaviors in the STEM…

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Photo of Claire Griffin.

2019 Membership Drive a Success

Jul 7, 2019

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 join. In March we held our first ever membership drive and celebrated by highlighting notable…

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Photograph of Maura Hahnenberger at the Sevier Dry Lake with her dog Rosco.

#ShowMeYourScience Event July 22-August 2

Jul 7, 2019

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 we will be using our feeds to highlight women scientists who will #ShowMeYourScience We will…

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2019 Professional Development Workshop: Leadership Skills for Success in the Scientific Workforce

Jun 18, 2019

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 management skills. This 2.5 day workshop is intended for people who identify as women and are…

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Join the 2019 IUGG in Montréal for the first-ever IUGG Womxn’s Networking Event!

Jun 18, 2019

Friday July 12, 7-9pm @ Les 3 Brasseurs, 103 St-Paul Est, Montréal. RSVP here: https://forms.gle/EJB38Ws2F92LorWZ8 The goal of this event is to foster relationships and solidarity among womxn members of IUGG (womxn is a term that includes cis and trans women). Many of the womxn who attend the IUGG conference are the only womxn in their…

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Biogeofeminist mixer at Society for Freshwater Sciences Meeting!

May 16, 2019

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 thanks to proceeds from sticker sales (& more stickers available to support future #biogeofeminist mixers).…

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How to plan an inclusive scientific meeting

Apr 2, 2019

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 the exchange of ideas are essential for building a career in science. While modes of…

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Guide to avoid racial bias in reference letter writing

Mar 20, 2019

ESWN members Sora Kim and Asmeret Asefaw Berhe created a guide to avoiding racial bias in letter of reference writing. Seven easy things for us all to check ourselves on when writing letters of reference. It is critical for us all to check ourselves. So appreciative of Sora & Asmeret for putting this together! (Click on image…

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