I've been reading a lot of social psychology, management, and leadership books and they all seem to say that the tasks that are most worth while are the ones that make you want to vomit, poop your pants, or pass out. As a full time introvert, the list of things that illicit such a physiological response is long, but I will start.
Applying to graduate school for the first time can be stressful. Here are the things that I wish other people told me. Here are (5) areas of focus/ guiding principles that I used when I was applying to graduate school, and how I applied these strategies during my own process.
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
Under the #internationalwomensday theme of "struggle" and #stupidbullshit highlighted by @geoarchandlush and @mackenziecremeans earlier, an ongoing battle I seem to keep running into is butting heads with male students. Which to be honest, is a unique dilemma I legitimately have only experienced facing other males in my field. I've had this internal struggle with myself … Continue reading #biascorrect
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!