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International Chapters

AWG international members come from many countries including Australia, Canada, Colombia, Egypt, England, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Mexico, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Russia, United Arab Emirates, and the commonwealth of Puerto Rico. We currently have five international chapters and are looking forward to developing many more! Any questions regarding AWG international membership can be directed to the International delegates at international-del@awg.org. 
 
AWG is striving to build our International membership. We have recently revised the dues structure for International members residing in a country that has an economy classified other than "high income" beginning with our 2012 memberships. The annual dues for AWG International members who live in countries that are classified as "other than high-income" by the World Bank are now $10/professional and $5/student. 
 
 
AWG also offers several benefits for our international members, such as the Sand and Takken Travel Awards, the Chrysalis Scholarship, the Outstanding Educator Award, and the Professional Excellence Awards. Members will also receive the bimonthly Gaea newsletter and the AWG Email-news. Please read our welcome letter for more information on these and other benefits offered to AWG International members.
 
 
 
 

 

International Corner


International Corner (January 2015)
Mongolia Chapter (Spring 2014)
 

Mongolia Chapter

ABOUT

“Women Geologists’ Club” was founded on May 1st, 2012 by the aspiration of women in the geological sector and it has been working continuously and constantly since its establishment. In 2014, we have expanded the club’s activities and established “Association for Mongolian Women Geoscientists” (AMWG) in order to protect the women’s right in a society. The Association is public, non-profit and non-governmental organization.

In 2014, we became an international chapter of “Association for Women Geoscientists” (AWG) international organization which is based in the USA.  Today, Association for Mongolian Women Geoscientists” has over 200 members affiliated with geology, geochemistry, geophysics, hydrogeology, geo-ecology, engineering geology, geodesy, drilling engineers, economist, and financier’s.

The Association has five management teams which include the strategy planning, foreign relation, human resources, public relations and media and training. The management teams are elected from the Board of Members.

MOTTO:

 ASSOCIATE

 RESEARCH

 CREATE

 

MAIN GOALS

● Encourage women in geology

● Protect common right of members

● Supporting

● Improve professional skills

● Exchange experiences

●To reflect members’ opinions and put forward amendments to the government policy and legislation related to geological and the mining sector

● Cooperate with governments for the policy implementations

● Advertise geoscience to the public

 

AREAS OF ACTIVITY

● Assemble women’s information who are working or worked in geological sector and encourage their interests and provide proper aid

● Increase the membership

● Set off the professional and multi-functional activities between the members

● Cooperate with other professional associations or organizations

● Affiliate with other international associations or organizations

● Advertise and introduce professional characteristics to the public



Contacts:

President of the AMWG: T.Munkhtegsh
Founder of “Women geologists’ club”, Mineralogist, Mapping Geologist, Master of Geological Science
 
Executive director: Ch.Enkhtuya
Exploration Geologist, Master of Geological Science, Professional Engineer for exploring of Industrial Minerals
 
Secretary: M.Arvinzon
Mapping Geologist, Master of Geological Science, Director of “Landmap” LLC

#703, Global Business Center, Chingeltei district, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
E-mail: amwg@gmail.com
Telephone: (976) 9908 5190, (976) 9984 7215

Calgary Chapter

The Calgary chapter was officially formed in 2016.

President
Elinda Dehari

Past-President
Jean Hsieh

Vice President/Website Coordinator
Nadine Pearson

Secretary
Amanda Wu

Treasurer
Vacant

Editor
Naomi Miles-Berenger


Address:
c/o 2038 37 Ave SW
Calgary, AB T2T 2H5
 
Email: calgary.awg@gmail.com
 
Web Address: http://calgaryawg.wix.com/yycawg

Dalhousie University Student Chapter


The Dalhousie Student Chapter formed in summer of 2016. They are based out of the Dalhousie University Department of Earth Sciences.

Contacts:

Leslie Shea, co-president
Sarah McLeod, co-president
Nora Whelan, vice-president
Ariel Greenblat, treasurer
Kate Woods, technical coordinator
Jillian McKenna, secretary

Dawn Tobey, graduate representative
Shannon Giesbrecht, DSU representative
Anne-Marie Ryan, faculty advisor


Address:
Dalhousie University Department of Earth Sciences
355 Oxford Street, Rm 3006
3rd Floor Life Sciences Centre (Biology/Earth Sciences Wing)
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2

South East Asia Chapter


The South East Asia chapter was formed in August of 2016 and serves all of the South East Asia region. 

President - Low Wan Ching 
Vice President - Eliyana Shaibudin
Committee - Suhaanis Rahmad

Address:
AWG South East Asia Chapter
Level 46, Repsol Oil & Gas, Menara
Citibank, 165, Jalan Ampang, KL

Email: awgseasia@gmail.com 





 

Patagonia Chapter


The Patagonia Chapter recently formed in January of 2017. Check back here soon for more information on their chapter!

Irish Association for Women in Geosciences



As the first European chapter of the AWG, the Irish Association for Women in Geosciences (IAWG) is excited to become part of the AWG family! We formed in September 2017 and are busy planning the first year of exciting events for our members including a great mentoring programme, career days, panel discussions and workshops, not to mention our official launch in early 2018! As a nationwide initiative we serve all members in Ireland and welcome anyone who supports the goal of the chapter to support, promote and encourage women in geosciences at all levels of their careers.

Committee
We have a great cohort of dedicated volunteers working hard to serve our members!
President - Dr. Aoife Blowick
Vice President – Dr. Chris Mark
Secretary – Fani Papageorgiou
Treasurer – Dr. Aoife Brady

Contacts:
Get in touch @irishAWG on twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn, e-mail us at irishAWG@gmail.com or check-out our website at www.irishawg.wordpress.com!