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ESWN at 2019 AMS Annual Meeting

Dec 17, 2018

ESWN is hosting a networking reception at the 2019 American Meteorological Society meeting in Phoenix, AZ. Earth Science Women’s Network Annual Networking Reception Monday, January 7, 2019, 6:30 to 8:30 PM Copper Blues Rock Pub & Kitchen 50 W Jefferson St. Phoenix, AZ 85003 Our annual networking event for ESWN members and friends at AMS!…

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2018 AGU Fall Meeting ESWN Events

Nov 30, 2018

AGU Heads and Chairs Of Earth and Space Science Departments Workshop Sunday, December 9, 2018 ESWN Leaders from the ADVANCEGeo project will facilitate a training on “Strategies to Address and Eliminate Bullying in your Department” at the Heads and Chairs Workshop. ESWN Annual Networking Reception Monday, December 10, 2018, Time: 6:00-9:00 PM Busboys and Poets…

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Women Rising:  Removing Barriers and Achieving Parity in the Geosciences

Sep 13, 2018

GSA Pardee Session | Monday, November 5, 2018, 1:30 – 5:30 p.m. | Indiana Convention Center, Sagamore Ballroom 5 Cosponsored by GSA Geology and Society Division; GSA Geology and Public Policy Committee; Association for Women Geoscientists; Earth Science Women’s Network Session Goal:  The goal of the Women Rising:  Removing Barriers and Achieving Parity in the Geosciences Pardee…

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Leadership Skills for Success in the Scientific Workforce

Aug 25, 2018

Please see the 2019 Workshop Agenda here! October 28th – October 30th, 2018 | Boulder, Colorado Why leadership and management skills? Science is rarely done in isolation; in almost any position, leadership and management skills are an important contributor to success. Yet, these  skills are seldom discussed as part of an academic education, and hardly, if ever,…

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2018 ESWN Professional Development Workshop

Jul 23, 2018

October 28-30, 2018 Boulder, Colorado   Overview  This professional development workshop is designed to help women build leadership and management skills that will contribute to their success and advancement in scientific organizations. Over 2 days, professional facilitators and members of the Earth Science Women’s Network Board will lead participants in exploring the components of solid…

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Dr. Melanie Okoro receives 2017 NOAA Fisheries Award

Jul 3, 2018

In October 2001, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) created a series of annual Employee of the Year Awards. NOAA Fisheries Employee of the Year Awards recognize employees that have made significant contributions to NOAA Fisheries stewardship responsibilities. Congratulations to ESWN Leadership Board Member, Dr. Melanie Harrison Okoro, for receiving the 2017 NOAA Fisheries…

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ESWN wins PAESMEM Award!

Jun 25, 2018

The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) represent the highest honors bestowed upon mentors who work to expand science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) talent. The Awards were established in 1995 and the first awards were bestowed in 1996. Since then, more than 240 individuals and  organizations have been recognized for their exemplary service. Awardees serve…

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ADVANCEGeo Resource Center Launched

Jun 12, 2018

ADVANCEGeo launches new online resource center to address sexual harassment in the geosciences The National Science Foundation-funded ADVANCEGeo project has released a collection of online resources for the community on relevant research and tested strategies to respond to sexual harassment, bullying and discrimination in academia. These public resources can be used to: define and understand…

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ESWN Currents | May 2018

Jun 1, 2018

ESWN Newsmakers Katharine Hayhoe wins Award For Outstanding Climate Science Communication Jurors for this award called Dr. Hayhoe “a unique voice in the climate communication world… able to reach audiences that other climate scientists have not been able to reach.” In her acceptance statement, Hayhoe expressed appreciation for recognition of “communication and outreach — which…

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