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New Field Trip Committee Co-Chair wanted!

The AWG Field Trip Committee works best with 2 co-chairs who more-or-less alternate primary responsibility for organizing trips.  With that in mind, we're looking for someone who's willing to organize the 2019 field trip.  The current co-chair, Marcia Knadle, will continue to be available to assist.  If you're interested, please contact Marcia at marciaawg@aol.com.  If there's someplace you've always wanted to go with 10-15 of your best geology friends, here's your opportunity to make that happen!


There are thousands of women in the geosciences today, both students and professionals, who are looking for ways to enhance their experiences as a geoscientist! AWG provides financial support, professional development and leadership opportunities, and advocates on behalf of women geoscientists across the globe. Join or renew your 2018 membership today and help AWG SUPPORT you.

Click here to pay online using a credit/debit card or PayPal. Also, encourage your company or institution to get SUPPORT our cause and voice their support of geoscience diversity by using this form. If you would like AWG to contact your company or institution, need assistance, or have any questions, please contact the AWG office. THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT OF AWG!

AWG is pleased to announce their 2017 award winners!

The 2017 AWG award winners have been selected, please congratulate your colleagues if they are a recipient below! A full write up of each recipient will go out with the fall Gaea newsletter.

Encourage Award: Lynn Wingard
Exchange Award: Rania Eldam
Enhance Award: Kelsey Bitting

AWG President's Award: Christina Tapia
Special Recognition Award: Maitri Erwin
Distinguished Service Award: Kate Johnson
Chapter Excellence Award: Ozark hAWGs

Outstanding Educator Award: Susan Conrad
Professional Excellence Award in Industry: Lisa Gusek
Professional Excellence Award in Government/Regulatory: Kathryn Sullivan
Professional Excellence Award in Academia/Research: Alycia Stigall


Check out the Distinguished Lecturer page to see the 2017-18 list of accomplished women who can CONNECT your AWG Chapter or University with talks on research, technology, or leadership. For more details contact dls@awg.org

AWG's New Code of Conduct Released!

The Association for Women Geoscientists has long sought and worked toward greater access for women to the geosciences. In the current social climate, the board of delegates decided to draft and adopt a Code of Conduct. As a professional organization, our goals are to encourage participation of women in the geosciences, enhance professional growth and advance women in the geosciences, and exchange educational, technical, and professional information.  To do this effectively, the professional spaces in which we work must not tolerate harassment or discrimination, in any form. The Code of Conduct, which can be accessed under the About tab, includes definitions of and ramifications for harassment and discrimination within the organization. The policies and procedures outline the reporting process, should a violation of the Code of Conduct occur, as well as the investigative and disciplinary procedures. As an executive committee, we hope to foster equality for all members. 


AWG has three ways for employers to advertise with us. The first option is a post to job web. The second option is to post in our every other week e-newsletter. The last option is to post in our quarterly newsletter GAEA. The last two options go out full color and there are discounts for regular, corporate and institutional members. For more information about the advertising rates please go to the rates page http://awg.org/news/adeditor.htm. If you have questions contact us at ads@awg.org . The office staff is Tuesday through Thursday so the response may be delayed Friday through Monday.


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