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4 November 2022
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.
26 April 2022
Do you know the names Maria Cita, Elizabeth Gealy, and Catherine Nigrini? They are important women in the history of scientific ocean drilling.
31 August 2021
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
5 April 2021
“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.”
23 September 2020
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.
23 March 2020
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!
31 March 2019
“With a resource like this, there is no longer an excuse.”
12 December 2018
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.
29 March 2018
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 …
26 March 2018
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!
9 March 2018
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.
29 March 2017
Here is just a sampling of journal publications and articles that came out in the past year that discuss women in STEM
23 March 2017
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.
15 March 2017
Mary Capaldi has found a way to take her passion and talent for science art to make a difference for others (people & nature)
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 …
11 February 2017
“Meaningful progress must start with the rights and dignity of women, by nurturing their ingenuity and innovation.” — Irina Bokova, UNESCO
18 January 2017
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
7 March 2016
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.
3 June 2015
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.
25 March 2015
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.