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March 22, 2023
Mary Sears: advancing ocean intelligence [Women’s History Month]
We are so fortunate to have Catherine Musemeche celebrate the life and significant contributions by Mary Sears to our field in the book Lethal Tides: Mary Sears and the Marine Scientists Who Helped Win World War II – now, it is our turn to elevate these details in our classrooms, our textbooks, and elsewhere.
March 8, 2023
Women in Ocean Science [Women’s History Month]
This post originally was supposed to be focused on a collection of profiles of women in ocean sciences available online. But in working to celebrate our successes, and keeping in mind this year’s theme for International Women’s Day 2023 of #EmbraceEquity, I couldn’t just celebrate the accomplishments – I had to include the challenges these amazing women have faced along the way and still face today.
November 4, 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.
April 26, 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.
August 31, 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
April 5, 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.”
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 23, 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!
March 31, 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.”
December 12, 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.