It's been a hectic couple months for everyone, and--as I'm sure you know--it's really easy to fall out of the habit of writing. Sorry, friends. But! A new semester has started, three of the LadyGeos are back in the same state (well, I guess technically @mackenziecremeans isn't in Kansas, but close enough), @sarahlcmorton and I … Continue reading Aaaaand We’re Back!
BotLG has a guest poster this week! Be sure to check back this week for posts by Lydia, geology colleague and friend of the blog by way @nmitche2! In the mean time, you can read Lydia's intro below. Hi all! I am a current librarian and former geologist. I currently work at Brown University, I … Continue reading Meet Lydia, BotLG Guest Author!
Panel of the LadyGeos is live in about 5 minutes! Tune in now (3 pm CST) to hear Robbie Gries' colloquium talk "Navigating "Me, too" in the Geosciences". The panel, "Pioneering the New Normal: the Women Leading Today's Geosocieties" will begin at 4:15 pm (CST). Come join us!
SeismicPrincess and I* have spent the last several weeks organizing a pretty exciting event. "Pioneering the New Normal: the Women Leading Today's Geosocieties" will feature four women who currently or recently lead geoscience organizations. The panel will follow Robbie Gries' colloquium talk on navigating the #MeToo movement in the geosciences, and will address many aspects … Continue reading Panel of the LadyGeos!
Good morning, BoTLG-ers! It's going to be a busy busy week in the life of a couple of the LadyGeos, so I thought I'd start us out with a little Earth beauty. Image credit: Gunner's Pix Check out more gorgeous photos here: https://www.boredpanda.com/ice-shards-frozen-lake-michigan Becoming a geologist, which I sort of fell into, has changed the … Continue reading Monday Morning Earth Minute
International Women's Day is about struggle. It honors those who fought and literally died for the rights of women--all women--and the opportunities we have long been denied. International Women's Day invites us to think about how we can continue fighting for greater parity, in the geosciences and otherwise. How are you commemorating International Women's Day? … Continue reading It’s International Women’s Day!
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!