Monthly Archives: October 2008
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Motherhood, the Elephant in the Laboratory is a collection of essays in which women directly address the challenges of being mothers in the scientific workforce. Every Other Thursday focuses on group mentoring and explores ways to navigate through professional … Continue reading
I attended PODS V (Physical Oceanography Dissertation Symposium) last week in Hawaii. It was very interesting (and inspiring) to listen to the research talks from 25 new or soon-to-be PhDs in physical oceanography. Five of the PODS attendees were Pattullo … Continue reading
The MPOWIR Calendar is here! MPOWIR Calendar This calendar will be updated with MPOWIR events, conference calls, and general happenings.
Three junior scientists from the Pattullo conference, Kim Martini, Colleen Mouw, and Eleanor Williams, collaborated on an article for EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union. The article discusses challenges faced by junior women in physical oceanography and the role of mentors … Continue reading
This week, Lisa Valvo attended a workshop on negotiating the ideal faculty position sponsored by the ADVANCE program at Rice University. The workshop is offered every year and provides a unique opportunity for prospective women faculty to learn from faculty … Continue reading