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!
This blog post is a few weeks late but something that I really wanted to do—this seems to be the way of my life these past months. Late winter and early spring is always a busy season filled with conferencing and preparing for the field. Most years I try to attend two conferences, a major … Continue reading Conferencing in Nome
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!
Hello all, and happy Friday! Yesterday, I *crushed it* at work and came home feeling energized, ready to have an amazing evening. I decided I’d start by lacing up my shoes to take the dog on a run. Koa, in his natural element. As I set out, my upstairs neighbor came out to yell at … Continue reading #stupidbullshit
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!