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Petition to NSF-directed US Antarctic Program regarding sexual harassment

Dec 18, 2017

Please consider signing this petition to NSF : . Petition Text: In light of recent publications of longstanding sexual and physical harassment and abuse in the field, we request that the NSF-directed US Antarctic Program clarify its policies for reporting harassment, investigations of allegations, and enforcements of codes of conduct. Recent events show that domineering behaviors, mainly…

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Participate in a Focus Group at AGU!

Dec 5, 2017

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 the earth and space sciences by preventing sexual and other types of harassment in the…

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ESWN at AMS 2018

Nov 2, 2017

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 Bar & Grill Women in Atmospheric Sciences Luncheon (co-sponsoring this event) Tuesday, January 9, 2018,…

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ESWN Events at AGU 2017

Oct 31, 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 Monday 12/11 | The Rusty Nail , 1102 Constance St.  | 6 – 9 PM AGU Networking…

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Science-A-Thon Video Short

Sep 16, 2017

Colleen Schmit (UW-Madison ’17) created a great compilation video of this year’s #DayofScience. See Science-A-Thon for more information about how to get involved!

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Science-A-Thon Success!

Aug 9, 2017

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, fields, and professions. Participants shared photos of morning routines, meetings, lab equipment, field research, computer screens,…

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Getting your science out into the public domain!

Jun 22, 2017

Are you interested in engaging the public with science? Have you been asked by funding agencies to communicate your research directly to public audiences? Do you want to feel more comfortable talking about science with a variety of audiences? Interested in what sort of careers exist in science communication? The Earth Science Women’s Network (ESWN)…

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ESWN Hosts Science-A-Thon

May 2, 2017

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. All participants will be raising money for ESWN. As you know, ESWN is free to join,…

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ESWN Receives Special Award from American Meteorological Society

Jan 23, 2017

In January of 2017, the Earth Science Women’s Network received a special award from the American Meteorological Society for inspirational commitment to broadening the participation of women in the Earth sciences, providing a supportive environment for peer mentoring, and professional development. ESWN’s activities “have been shown to remove feelings of isolation and help women in the…

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