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Open Letter to the Geomorphology Community

Feb 5, 2018

This letter is to alert the community to ongoing online harassment by a registered sex offender who targets individuals in geomorphology and related fields. This has been a problem for many years. The offender, who has an Earth Science degree and self-identifies as a geomorphologist, has spent time in prison on charges of attempted sexual…

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Navigating NSF Workshop

Jan 9, 2018

For those of you who couldn’t be at the workshop or didn’t get a handout, here is the PowerPoint presentation that Jennifer Wade from the National Science Foundation gave on “Best Practices” for grant proposals:  

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Petition to NSF-directed US Antarctic Program regarding sexual harassment

Dec 18, 2017

Please consider signing this petition to NSF : http://bit.ly/2B3tA24 . 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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