Meet Lauren, archaeology colleague and friend of the blog! Here's Lauren, in her own words: I am an anthropological archaeologist and part-time biological anthropologist, moonlighting on this geoscience block. I knew as a kid I wanted to be an archaeologist, so studied anthropology at the University of Victoria, BC, Canada. Although I had no idea … Continue reading BotLG’s First Guest Author!
The life of a LadyGeo is, in a word, busy. There's research, work, teaching or fellowship obligations, research-related writing, classes, grant writing, conferences, professional organizations or other profession-related committees and activities--which you'll need when job searching. We could measure readings, meetings, and emails in hours-days-years. So. many. emails... There's not much room for things to … Continue reading Week(s) of a LadyGeo
Applying the KonMari Approach to Home and Head First of all, I had entirely different plans for today but the last couple posts really inspired me. This is exactly what I hoped would happen with this blog; I’m over the moon. Organizational stuff can wait until tomorrow. As Mackenzie pointed out in #bekind, the start … Continue reading The Great Purge of 2019
We're having a snow day here in the Midwest so I'm dissertating and emailing from my kitchen table, while watching a bunch of NASA scientists land InSight on the surface of Mars. It's an incredible achievement, and there are few things I love more than watching scientists celebrate an accomplishment. The dancing, the hugs, the … Continue reading Geoscience in Space!
Welcome to Blog of the LadyGeoscientists! This is a blog by five female geoscientists at various points of their early careers. We hope the blog will provide a more personal look at the lives, interests, and struggles of women like ourselves: young, complex, female geoscientists. The purpose of this blog is to increase visibility of … Continue reading Welcome!
I’m Leila and this blog is something I’ve been thinking about for at least a couple years. I’m really excited to finally get it off the ground, and hope it provides some visibility and support for other women in the geosciences. For our first post, I thought I’d give some background on how this blog … Continue reading Why This Blog