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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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Consider nominating an ESWN member for an AMS award!

Feb 13, 2019

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 the atmospheric and related sciences, and to the application of those sciences.  That means recognition…

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ESWN at 2019 AMS Annual Meeting

Dec 17, 2018

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 St. Phoenix, AZ 85003 Our annual networking event for ESWN members and friends at AMS!…

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2018 AGU Fall Meeting ESWN Events

Nov 30, 2018

AGU Heads and Chairs Of Earth and Space Science Departments Workshop Sunday, December 9, 2018 ESWN Leaders from the ADVANCEGeo project will facilitate a training on “Strategies to Address and Eliminate Bullying in your Department” at the Heads and Chairs Workshop. ESWN Annual Networking Reception Monday, December 10, 2018, Time: 6:00-9:00 PM Busboys and Poets…

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Women Rising:  Removing Barriers and Achieving Parity in the Geosciences

Sep 13, 2018

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 Session Goal:  The goal of the Women Rising:  Removing Barriers and Achieving Parity in the Geosciences Pardee…

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Leadership Skills for Success in the Scientific Workforce

Aug 25, 2018

Please see the 2019 Workshop Agenda here! October 28th – October 30th, 2018 | Boulder, Colorado Why leadership and management skills? Science is rarely done in isolation; in almost any position, leadership and management skills are an important contributor to success. Yet, these  skills are seldom discussed as part of an academic education, and hardly, if ever,…

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2018 ESWN Professional Development Workshop

Jul 23, 2018

October 28-30, 2018 Boulder, Colorado   Overview  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 the Earth Science Women’s Network Board will lead participants in exploring the components of solid…

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Dr. Melanie Okoro receives 2017 NOAA Fisheries Award

Jul 3, 2018

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 to ESWN Leadership Board Member, Dr. Melanie Harrison Okoro, for receiving the 2017 NOAA Fisheries…

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