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September 23, 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.
March 9, 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.
March 29, 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
March 15, 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)
March 8, 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 …
February 11, 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
January 18, 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
June 3, 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.
March 25, 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.
March 18, 2015
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.