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ESWN Launches Endowment Campaign

Dec 14, 2015

The Earth Science Women’s Network (ESWN) is pleased to announce a major grant from the Madison Community Foundation (MCF) in Madison, Wisconsin. The $50,000 grant from MCF will provide “match” to incentivize donors to invest in the future of ESWN through a new endowment, such that every $20 donated becomes $30 of endowment support for…

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ESWN Member Greeting Cards

Nov 24, 2015

Congratulations to the winners of the first ever ESWN photo competition! In October, we announced our first ever competition, and amazing 40 photos were submitted and voted on by our members. The fantastic winning photos are featured below. ESWN has created greeting cards featuring these photos taken by our members during their research. At the AGU Fall…

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AGU Town Hall Meeting on Harassment

Nov 20, 2015

ESWN is co-sponsoring a town hall meeting on harassment at the 2015 Fall AGU Meeting. Forward Focused Ethics – What is the Role of Scientific Societies in Responding to Harassment and Other Workplace Climate Issues? Wednesday, 16 December, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Location: Moscone South, Gateway Ballroom, Room 102 http://fallmeeting.agu.org/2015/event/forward-focused-ethics/ Abstract: Recent high-profile events in the…

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ESWN Workshops at AGU 2015

Nov 9, 2015

The Earth Science Women’s Network (ESWN) is hosting two professional development workshops at the AGU Fall Meeting in 2015: Navigating the NSF System and Opportunities Beyond Academia. ESWN has been leading professional networking activities at the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) in San Francisco since 2006. ESWN works to amplify the benefits…

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ESWN Events at AGU Fall Meeting 2015

Nov 9, 2015

If you are going to AGU, check out the line-up of ESWN’s many exciting events! We look forward to seeing you in San Francisco. ESWN is hosting or co-sponsoring many exciting events, offering our members and colleagues the opportunity to see old friends and make new connections. ESWN works to amplify the benefits of AGU,…

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“Down to Earth: informal networking for female geoscientists”

Jun 12, 2015

ESWN was featured in an article published in Research Professional about the value of informal networking. The article celebrates ESWN’s discussions about professional and personal matters, and the involvement of people around the world at various stages of their careers. Read the full article here. The paper “The Earth Sciences Women’s Network (ESWN): Community-driven mentoring…

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Meredith Hastings Receives AGU Atmospheric Sciences Ascent Award

Apr 9, 2015

Meredith Hastings, an ESWN Leadership Board Member, has received a 2014 Atmospheric Sciences Ascent Award from the American Geophysical Union (AGU). This award recognizes the research contributions of exceptional mid-career scientists in the fields of atmospheric and climate sciences. Meredith won an Ascent Award “for increasing our understanding of the interlocking nature of the chemistry of the atmosphere, biosphere and climate and…

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ESWN Volunteer Opportunities

Mar 5, 2015

ESWN has a wide variety of volunteer opportunities available. Please email us if you are interested in getting involved in any of these opportunities:   – Discussion leader for online forums: respond to posts to make sure that questions are answered and discussions keep going             -Contact Erika Marín-Spiotta – Member of Awards Committee: work to improve…

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AGU blog celebrates Women’s History Month and ESWN

Mar 5, 2015

ESWN member Laura Guertin, a blogger for AGU, recently featured ESWN in her post celebrating Women’s History Month. “For the month of March, in honor of Women’s History Month, I am dedicating my weekly blog posts to the outstanding organizations, resources, and inspiring stories about women in STEM. I can’t think of a better way…

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