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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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ESWN Connects with Leaders in Culture and Industry

Jan 6, 2017

In December 2016, ESWN was honored to meet with some of the most exciting thinkers in the U.S. to discuss taking ESWN to the next level. We were pleased to have Janice Huff (Lead Meteorologist, NBC NYC), Jon Foley (Director, CAS), Jane Francisco (Editor-in Chief, Good Housekeeping), Mike and Pam Hastings (Mike was recently CEO and President…

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ESWN at AMS Meeting 2017

Dec 23, 2016

If you are attending the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, join ESWN at our networking reception! ESWN Networking Reception Monday, January 23, 2017, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Wild Ginger, 1401 Third Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101 ESWN is excited to host a networking reception at the annual AMS Meeting in Seattle. It will be a…

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ESWN Store!

Dec 2, 2016

  We have launched an ESWN Store to help support our organization’s activities. A portion of the sale price comes back to ESWN and the more we sell, the greater the percentage. We have three designs featured on t-shirts, sweatshirts, onesies, water bottles, & mugs and you can customize all the clothing by choosing your preferred color.…

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Take the pledge

Nov 18, 2016

An open letter from women of science: Science is foundational in a progressive society, fuels innovation, and touches the lives of every person on this planet. The anti-knowledge and anti-science sentiments expressed repeatedly during the U.S. presidential election threaten the very foundations of our society. Our work as scientists and our values as human beings…

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ESWN Welcomes New Leadership Board Members

Oct 4, 2016

We are excited to announce that Asmeret Asefaw Berhe, Melissa Burt, Maura Hahnenberger, Rachel Licker, Aisha Morris, and Melanie Harrison Okoro have joined ESWN’s Leadership Board! We appreciate their dedication to women in the geosciences. These amazing women join our continuing board members Tracey Holloway (President), Meredith Hastings (Vice-President), Erika Marín-Spiotta (Treasurer), Manda Adams (Secretary),…

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ESWN Events at AGU Fall Meeting 2016

Sep 30, 2016

If you’ll be attending the AGU Fall Meeting, check out ESWN’s many exciting events! These events (hosted or co-sponsored by ESWN) offer our members and colleagues the opportunity to see old friends and make new connections. ESWN works to amplify the benefits of AGU, especially for women and early-career scientists. Stay tuned for updates and…

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Sep 20, 2016

The ‘Getting Involved in Researching, Learning, and Studying of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Act’ (H.R. 2762) was introduced to the 114th Congress by Representative McNerney. I know from personal experience that STEM careers can be personally and professionally rewarding, and we owe it to our young women to make sure they have access to…

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