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4 November 2022

AWG’s Outstanding Educators – elevate and celebrate

Please allow me to use this blog post to share a little more about the award and give a shout-out to all of these amazing honorees from previous years. I hope you recognize several of these names and their contributions to our discipline, and perhaps take a few moments to learn more about this group and their accomplishments. I hope that this post can help groups/institutions outside of AWG elevate and celebrate these individuals and share their stories.

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26 April 2022

The first women of scientific ocean drilling

Do you know the names Maria Cita, Elizabeth Gealy, and Catherine Nigrini? They are important women in the history of scientific ocean drilling.

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31 August 2021

All We Can Save book circles for the climate movement

Book circles provide the ideal structure for individuals to come together as a community and discuss climate solutions presented in the anthology All We Can Save

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5 April 2021

Impacts of the pandemic on women in academic SEM (NASEM Report)

“The future almost certainly holds additional, unforeseen disruptions that will test the principles and resilience of institutions of higher education. It also almost certainly requires the contributions of STEMM, which can be fully realized only if the well-being of women in these fields does not significantly suffer from the COVID-19 pandemic and other disruptions.”

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23 September 2020

Honoring June Bacon-Bercey and her AGU scholarship for women in atmospheric sciences

It started with contest winnings, and the June Bacon-Bercey Scholarship in Atmospheric Sciences for Women is restarting to “support women students with a demonstrated interest in atmospheric sciences and intersections with meteorology as they establish their studies and build careers in the field.” Learn more about June Bacon-Bercey’s professional achievements and passion for increasing participation in STEM.

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23 March 2020

Daily/weekly highlights of #WomenInSTEM [Women’s History Month]

For Women’s History Month, Twitter has been an amazing source of shout-outs to women from the past and present that have great achievements in STEM fields. Check out the postings this year!

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31 March 2019

Request a Woman Scientist for conferences, classrooms, and more [Women’s History Month]

“With a resource like this, there is no longer an excuse.”

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12 December 2018

Dr. G’s #AGU18 Spotlight – A Giant of Tectonophysics: Marie Tharp

When you look at the color, shading, label placement, etc., in ocean maps, think of Marie Tharp and her legacy in marine cartography and cartographic design work.

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29 March 2018

Articles on women in STEM, April 2017-March 2018 [Women’s History Month]

For the month of March, in honor of Women’s History Month, I dedicate some of my 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, my final post for Women’s History Month 2018, has been a work-in-progress for the past year. Previously, my …

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26 March 2018

The Marjorie – Reclaiming #FloridaWoman for the Florida environment [Women’s History Month]

The Marjorie is bringing some inspiration to the #FloridaWoman hashtag by showcasing the great work by women in Florida who help fight for, preserve, communicate and garner appreciation for the Florida environment. This is a must-read site!

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9 March 2018

Dr. Katharine Hayhoe and Season 2 of Global Weirding [Women’s History Month]

Please consider sharing at least one of Dr. Hayhoe’s videos with your students, or post a link on your social media account. Help the climate change discussion by sharing a thoughtful and accurate response to a frequently asked question.

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29 March 2017

Articles on women in STEM, March 2016-2017 [Women’s History Month]

Here is just a sampling of journal publications and articles that came out in the past year that discuss women in STEM

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23 March 2017

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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15 March 2017

Making a difference with science-based art [Women’s History Month]

Mary Capaldi has found a way to take her passion and talent for science art to make a difference for others (people & nature)

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8 March 2017

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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11 February 2017

International Day of Women and Girls in Science – February 11

“Meaningful progress must start with the rights and dignity of women, by nurturing their ingenuity and innovation.” — Irina Bokova, UNESCO

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18 January 2017

Hidden Figures – make them not-so-hidden to students

Every instructor can find a way to take a piece of this story and incorporate it into their classes – which allows the bigger story to be told, including why this matters

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7 March 2016

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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3 June 2015

SoapBox Science – bringing science to public spaces

Soapbox Science is a public outreach platform for promoting women scientists and the science they do. Events transform public areas into an arena for public learning and scientific debate.

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25 March 2015

“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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