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See you at AGU in Washington, D.C.!

AWG will have a booth (#716) at the 2018 AGU Conference in Washington D.C. from December 10th through the 14th and we would love to see you there. If you are interested in giving back to AWG by volunteering 1-2 hours of your time to help at the booth, we would GREATLY appreciate it! You can sign up for time slots here.

We are also excited about all the ethics, diversity, and inclusion events at the meeting. AWG and ADVANCEGeo Partnership will be co-sponsoring and/or contributing to a variety of sessions, which are listed below:

Sunday, 9 December 2018 from
AGU Heads and Chairs Workshop: Strategies to address and eliminate bullying in your department

Monday, 10 December 2018 from 8:10-8:15 AM
"ADVANCEGeo: Building partnerships to transform workplace climate"

Tuesday, 11 December 2018 from 8:16-8:31 AM
"ADVANCEGeo Partnership: Building a Sustainable Toolkit for Bystander Intervention Training to Improve Workplace Climate" 
Wednesday, 12 December 2018 from 2-4 PM
"Strategies for Responding to Hostile Work Climates" in Marriott Marquis, Georgetown Room

Friday, 14 December 2018 from 1:40-3:40 PM, Convention Center 202A
Union Session: "The Challenges of Recognizing Implicit Bias in Earth and Space Sciences and Strategies for Minimizing Its Impact in the Coming Decades of AGU" 


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 SUPPORT our cause and geoscience diversity. 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 2018 award winners!


Encourage Award: Patricia Kelley
Exchange Award: Julie Libarkin
Enhance Award: Rachel Wood

AWG President's Award: Alex Etheridge
Special Recognition Award: David Mogk
Distinguished Service Award: Bevin Bailey
Chapter Excellence Award: Florida
Friend of AWG: Richard Behl

Outstanding Educator Award: Gabriela Mángano
Professional Excellence Award in Industry: Esther Babcock
Professional Excellence Award in Government/Regulatory: Patricia McCrory
Professional Excellence Award in Academia/Research: Lesley-Ann Dupigny-Giroux

Brunton Award: Sarah Franics, Naomi Rodgers
Crawford Award: Molly Gallahue, Samantha McComb
Chrysallis Award: Maggie Graham, Stacey Hendricks, Alicia Tyson
Winifred Goldring Award: Jin Si-Over, Sandra Schachat
Undergraduate Excellence in Paleontology: Amanda Guerrero, Stephanie Plaza-Torres
Minority Award: Deanna Flores, Savannah Olives, Catalena Bent, Aquila Johnson
Virginia Sand Award: Melanie Callihan, Miquela Ingalls
Suzanne Takken: Holly McIntosh, Elizabeth Thompson

Congratulations to our winners and thank-you to our sponsors as well as everyone who attended the Awards Breakfast at GSA in Indianapolis! See you next year!

AWG, GSA, and ESWN Blog Series!


AWG has partnered with the GSA Geology and Society Division, the GSA Geology and Public Policy Committee, and the Earth Science Women's Network for the Pardee Session "Women Rising: Removing Barriers and Achieving Parity for Women in the Geosciences." As part of this session, a series of blogs will be posted on the GSA website. See below for links:

Blog 1: "A Special Place in Hell": https://speakingofgeoscience.org/2018/08/29/a-special-place-in-hell/

Blog 2: "Don't Just Stand There - Do Something!": https://speakingofgeoscience.org/2018/09/11/dont-just-stand-there-do-something/

Blog 3: "Dealing with the Imposter Syndrome": https://speakingofgeoscience.org/2018/09/24/dealing-with-the-imposter-syndrome/

Blog 4: "Moving Forward: Overcoming our Ideas about Disability in the Geosciences": https://speakingofgeoscience.org/2018/10/08/moving-forward-overcoming-our-ideas-about-disability-in-the-geosciences/

Blog 5: "Social Identities and Success": https://speakingofgeoscience.org/2018/10/23/social-identities-and-success/

Blog 6: "Sending Out the Bat Signal": https://speakingofgeoscience.org/2018/10/29/sending-out-the-bat-signal/


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