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Welcome to AWG!

  • Encourage the participation of women in the geosciences
  • Exchange educational, technical, and professional information
  • Enhance the professional growth and advancement of women in the geosciences

What's New? (updated October 2014)

Join AWG Today - Payable On-line -
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Membership fees were cut in half in 2014 so join or renew today!
Read AWG 2014 President Aimee Sheffer's Letter Renewal Letter. Download AWG 2014 Renewal/Membership Form or click here to pay on-line (using a credit/debit card). Also, consider encouring your company or institution to join and recieve advertising discounts by using this form. If you need assistance or have any questions, please contact the AWG office. THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT OF AWG!

Distinguished Lecturer Series - New List Posted

Check out the Distinguished Lecturer Page to see the new list of wonder women willing to come speak at your univerisity or event. For more details contact Camille Partin.


This year the Department of Geology at the University of Kansas has graciously offered to sponsor all of the AWG Professional Excellence Award winners. The AWG Professional Excellence Awards are given to women who, throughout their careers, have made distinguished contributions in each of the following professional areas: Government, Industry, and Academia. The Department of Geology at the University of Kansas has always been incredibly supportive of AWG and its chapters, and we are sincerely grateful for their support. Thank you again!

If you are interested in helping to support the AWG Professional Excellence Awards, please contact


We recently learned that ConocoPhillips is making a dontation to AWG Foundation to help support our general fund. They have also agreed to pay for AWG Memberships for any employee of the COP Technology branch of ConocoPhillips. Thank you for all your support!


The AWG board has developed a new strategic plan.
For a draft of plan go to:
Strategic Plan.
Comments are due back to the board as soon as possible via email to


AWG has expanded its career services!
In addition to Job Web, which remains mostly academic, we now have Job Target. Through Job Target, AWG members can locate job postings pertinent to whatever sector of the geosciences in which they are interested.
Post your resume for free!
View job postings for free!
You can also access Job Target from the AWG homepage by clicking on the icons on the right hand side, or by clicking "Looking for a Job" on the main banner at the top of the homepage.

MentorNet Opens its Doors to Students from All Campuses
Visit AWG's peer mentoring page to learn more about this opportunity.

Opportunities with AGI's Government Affairs Program (GAP)
Visit the AWG Public Affairs web page for the latest information on AGI's GAP program.

Past issues of Gaea are available on-line.
For the current issue of Gaea contact the AWG office to receive the online link.


Read the lastest issue of AWG E-news

Website Changes

Dear AWG Members, AWG website software has been changed. The login is your email and the password is Geowomen+first initial+last initial (Geowomenaa). The new software will guide you through the necessary steps. Please note that you must login to pay dues, search the directory, or make changes to your record. For best results use your Internet Explorer browser to view this website. Thank you, AWG Headquarters.

Member News

Check out the link to AWG's International Region. Please contact our international coordinator or editor to contribute news on the international front.


AWG Outstanding Educator Award
Is There a Women Geoscientist Professor Who Made a Difference in Your Life?
Please take the time to honor her by nominating her for the AWG Outstanding Educator Award.

Download the "Where are the Women Geoscience Professors?" workshop report from the NSF/AWG sponsored workshop

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Updated 10/29/14
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