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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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Colorado Front Range mentors needed

Jan 7, 2015

Colorado Front Range mentors needed for college-level women interested in higher education and careers in the geosciences In the United States, men outnumber women in many science and engineering fields by nearly 3 to 1. In fields like physics or the geosciences, the gender gap can be even wider. A team of geoscientists (including ESWN’s…

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ESWN Events at AGU 2014

Dec 4, 2014

If you are going to AGU, check out ESWN’s professional development workshops: Navigating the NSF System, Getting on the Tenure Track and Succeeding, and Opportunities Beyond Academia. ESWN is also involved in the workshop, Improving Your Success for AGU Honors: Tips, Tools, and Tactics. There will be an icebreaker on Monday at 6-8 PM and a networking reception…

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University of Wisconsin-Madison Hosts ESWN Leadership Board

Nov 19, 2014

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is hosting the ESWN Leadership Board this week! Come join us for many amazing events! If you can’t make it in person, you can still watch the webcast of the Weston Roundtable discussion. We look forward to seeing many of you in Madison! Thursday, November 20 9:00-12:00 and 1:30-3:00 You can…

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ESWN: The Non-Profit

Oct 8, 2014

Press Coverage: Press Release from the University of Wisconsin–Madison Press Release from Brown University New Non-Profit Launches to Promote Women in Science Press Contacts:  Prof. Tracey Holloway, taholloway@wisc.edu Cell 608.443.6678  Prof. Meredith Hastings, Meredith_Hastings@brown.edu Cell 206.778.9656   PRESS RELEASE – Wednesday, October 8, 2014   Rarely is a new non-profit organization born with an international…

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ESWN Member Tami Bond Named a MacArthur Fellow

Sep 18, 2014

Long-time ESWN Member Tami Bond has been awarded the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship. MacArthur fellows are “talented individuals who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits and a marked capacity for self-direction”(MacArthur Foundation). Tami is an environmental engineer and professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her research is aimed at understanding…

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