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March 23, 2017

Join 500 Women Scientists in supporting #OurEPA [Women’s History Month]

Join 500 Women Scientists in supporting #OurEPA [Women's History Month]

Do you support the EPA? 500 Women Scientists wants us to show our love for @Our_EPA! Write two postcards – one to your regional EPA office, and one to your representative to tell him/her why they should support the EPA.

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March 8, 2017

Guest post – A Step-by-Step Guide to Academic Puberty: Transitioning from a Graduate Student to a Young Professional

Guest post - A Step-by-Step Guide to Academic Puberty: Transitioning from a Graduate Student to a Young Professional

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. You can view my posts from this year and past years by searching on the tag “Women’s History Month”. This week’s post comes from Robin McLachlan, Ph.D. student at University of Washington’s School of Oceanography. I first met Robin through …

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March 1, 2017

“What if female scientists were celebrities?” [Women’s History Month]

"What if female scientists were celebrities?" [Women's History Month]

Dr. Millie Dresselhaus passed away on February 20, but earlier in the month, she became a celebrity beyond our scientific circles

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March 30, 2016

The STEM Women of #365scienceselfies [Women’s History Month]

The STEM Women of #365scienceselfies [Women's History Month]

View the life of a scientist, one selfie at a time, through this year’s #365scienceselfies project. Share what you see, and inspire the next generation of scientists to see a unique view into the lives of women and men in STEM.

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March 23, 2016

Women in #SciArt [Women’s History Month]

Women in #SciArt [Women's History Month]

More and more, art is being utilized as a science communication tool. Here are three examples of women that are successful in bridging the science and communications disciplines with their own artistic twist.

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March 16, 2016

STEM Women in U.S. federal agencies [Women’s History Month]

STEM Women in U.S. federal agencies [Women's History Month]

The U.S. Geological Survey, as well as NASA, the EPA, and other STEM-related federal agencies are taking time this month to celebrate the innovations by and contributions of women towards advancing each agency’s mission

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March 7, 2016

International Women’s Day – March 8, 2016 [Women’s History Month]

International Women's Day - March 8, 2016 [Women's History Month]

International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.

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March 2, 2016

Wangari Maathai Day – March 3, 2016 [Women’s History Month]

Wangari Maathai Day - March 3, 2016 [Women's History Month]

“When I first started, it was really an innocent response to the needs of women in rural areas. When we started planting trees to meet their needs, there was nothing beyond that. I did not see all the issues that I have to come to deal with.” – From an interview with Wangari Maathai, Mother Jones magazine, January 5, 2005

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March 25, 2015

“Stop complaining and do something” [Women’s History Month]

"Stop complaining and do something" [Women's History Month]

My final post for Women’s History Month in 2015 celebrates those that have taken a stand and taken action when faced with unequal representation and inappropriate comments towards women in STEM. May we all be just as brave to take action and make the difference we want to see.

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March 18, 2015

The Voices of Women in STEM via podcasts [Women’s History Month]

The Voices of Women in STEM via podcasts [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. Be sure to check out my first two posts on the Earth Science Women’s Network (ESWN) and Wikipedia edit-a-thons.

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