Women in science blog

Hi, I have started a blog on issues relevant for women in science and women (or man!) in general. I will be writing about diversity in the workplace (with particular attention to science when my experience is), work-and-life balance, gender …

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Science Classroom Outreach Opportunity

The National Center for Science Education is launching Scientists in the Classroom, an exciting new program that connects early career scientists with local classrooms! We are looking in particular for graduate students and postdocs who are interested in working with …

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Peer Mentoring: Career GPS

“We met every other week for 2 years. We discussed imposter syndrome and unearthed myriad ways it was negatively affecting our work. We identified ways to improve our scientific productivity and implemented strategies for effective goal setting. We learned how …

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Use mentoring to fix science inequality

We suggest that mentorship is particularly important for scientists from the developing world. It can address the problem of science inequality while helping to resolve global issues.

Academics in developing countries are rarely able to take advantage of cutting-edge knowledge …

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Why Men Still Get More Promotions Than Women

Here are two articles. The first one is “The Ivory Ceiling of Service Work.”

“How does a successful associate professor with a distinguished publication record, a visible leadership role among women scientists on campus, and prestigious grant funding for interdisciplinary …

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Science: It’s a Girl Thing!

A video that focuses on the talent and commitment of Dartmouth College scientists. It shows them at work in Greenland and comunicates a passion for scientific research to girls and young women who are considering a career in science.…

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NASA Johnson Style

Parody video from NASA titled “NASA Johnson Style” set to music from “Gangnam Style” by South Korean K-pop sensation Psy. Includes stunning shots of space and dancing scientists.…

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UCAR Center for Science Education

The UCAR Center for Science Education engages people in the wonder and relevance of science. The Center is comprised of staff with expertise in the atmospheric and related sciences and science education. Major program areas include formal (K-12) education, informal …

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Pathways to Science

Pathways to Science is a project of the Institute for Broadening Participation (IBP) that supports pathways to the STEM fields. They place particular emphasis on connecting underrepresented groups with STEM programs, funding, mentoring, and resources. Use this website to find …

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National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity

The National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity is an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community of over 71,000 graduate students, post-docs, and faculty members. We are 100% dedicated to supporting academics in making successful transitions throughout their careers. …

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Professor Destressor

Dr. Susan Robison provides personal and professional coaching.

If you are a college professor or administrator who wants to make a difference while you are making a living … you’ve come to the right place. Educators who live and work …

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Tomorrow’s Professor

Access to Tomorrows-Professor eNewlsetter (or you can sign up to receive it in your inbox) with postings twice weekly, usually on Monday and Thursday mornings, Pacific Standard Time. The eNewsletter seeks to foster a diverse, world-wide teaching and learning ecology …

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MS PHDs

From the webpage: “The Minorities Striving and Pursuing Higher Degrees of Success in Earth System Science (MS PHD’S®) initiative was developed by and for underrepresented minorities with the overall purpose of facilitating our increased participation in Earth system science.

The …

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Society of Physics Students Internships

Through the SPS summer internship program, physics undergraduates are placed in organizations that utilize their knowledge, experience and energy to advance meaningful assignments relevant to the organization and the advancement of physics more generally. Participating organizations assign one or more …

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The Dissertation Coach

This company is focused on helping graduate students finish their thesis or dissertation and making graduate school a positive learning experience.One person indicated that they had attended seminars presented by Alison Miller, a dissertation and life coach from the Dissertation …

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Jo Van Every.ca

Imagine the academic life you would really like to have.
It would include all the best parts of what you have now. It might also include some things you wish you had but have set aside as impossible dreams.

What …

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Informal relations

Women are more likely to realize career benefits from informal relationships with colleagues and others if they are in a discipline that comprises at least 15% women and are not simply tokens, finds
a study.…

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Girls on Ice

A mountaineering adventure and learning experience for young women. Girls on Ice is a unique, FREE, wilderness science education program for high school girls. Each year two teams of 9 teenage girls and 3 instructors spend 12 days exploring and …

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COACh

COACh is a grass-roots organization that is working to increase the number and career success of women scientists and engineers through innovative programs and strategies. Membership is free and open to anyone who shares its passion for building capacity in …

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Coaching Service: Escaping the Ivory Tower

Is academia making you miserable?

Are you becoming restless, depressed, apathetic, or cynical? Are you struggling to find a job or finish your degree? Is your teaching feeling rote? Have you lost your enthusiasm for research? Are you resenting your …

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American Meteorological Society Scholarships and Fellowships

The American Meteorological Society (AMS) administers an array of graduate fellowships and undergraduate scholarships with the support of its members, corporations, and government agencies nationwide. The fellowships and scholarships help further the education of outstanding graduate and undergraduate students pursuing …

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Academic Coaching and Writing

Academic Coaching and Writing (ACW) is a group of professional academic coaches and consultants dedicated to supporting your academic writing and career needs. Our services include research consulting and coaching for dissertation and academic writing; career and professional growth (including …

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All About That Space

Video on NASA Youtube channel “ReelNASA” set to music from musician Meghan Trainor’s mega hit “All About That Bass”. Includes shots of space and dance routines featuring interns at NASA’s Johnson Space Center…

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A Lab of Their Own

Attract them as students and recruit them as faculty. Do what you can to keep them in the academy. That’s generally been the mantra of those who are concerned about the dearth of women in university science.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute …

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10 Tips for Women Students in Science Fields

There is growing concern at American colleges about why so few women study science, technology, engineering, or math (the so-called “STEM” fields). Though women constitute more than half of undergraduates, according to a study of college students in 2009, 138,000 …

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