As @geoarchandlush noted in Aaaaand We're Back!, I recently relocated back to the Kansas City area. Like all cross country moves, there's a story (or, in this case, several stories). About a year ago, I started planning to leave my job as an environmental consultant. I had discussed career paths with my boss, shown him … Continue reading #NeverTrustTheCarrot
I am academic staff and my programs bridge the curricular and co-curricular. As such, I exist in a game of limbo that allows me to see the gray areas in a workplace that often times want reports and solutions that are written in black and/or white.
Desert soils, the homes of the Hohokam, and the GSA Kick Off Ok, I know I'm already a couple days behind. It's been so hectic! I'm writing from the GSA Coffee Break area, at a table with a bunch of other geos reviewing for presentations, answering emails, and in some cases just chatting. I'm going … Continue reading GSA Day ii
I am so excited to share that next week I leave for my first international conference. Earlier this year I submitted a paper to the International Conference on Engineering Geophysics (ICEG) and it was not only accepted, but I received the Best Student Paper Award for Oral Presentation. With that comes a travel grant, securing … Continue reading New Academic Places
When I moved out to Kansas in January 2014, I had eight months until my new graduate program started. I decided to move out early because my lease was up on my apartment and I was not too keen on moving back in with my parents. "All" I had left of my Master's degree was the … Continue reading Establishing a new home in graduate school
Hi! My name is Alejandra and I am a Geoscientist at an oil and gas company. I was born and raised in Puerto Rico which I’m pretty sure had *some* influence into me becoming a lady geo. Growing up I always loved being outside whether that was the beach or the mountains or just my … Continue reading Meet our new guest contributor: BreakerOfGlassCeilings!
And things to check out while you're waiting Fun thing I discovered while in the field immediately after GSA: WordPress won't let me upload photos from my phone. So this whole post was written last week but couldn't be posted until just now 😦 I'm finally home though, so expect a bunch of catch-up posts … Continue reading Delay of the LadyGeo