Category: Women in STEM 2016

Lessons from the Earth Science Women’s Network

Peer networks connect scientists with mentors and career resources.

A Star Goes Out: The Legacy of Molly Macauley

The tragic and untimely death of Molly Macauley cut short the brilliant career of one of environmental and space economics’ shining stars, but the impact of her life and work continues to shape science and policy.

Cross-Fertilization and Collaboration are Crucial in a Modern World, Says National Academy of Sciences President

Marcia McNutt, president of the National Academy of Sciences, advocates for interdisciplinary collaboration and discusses the importance of having scientists at the table when policy is made in an exclusive interview with Earthzine.

Feeling like a Fake? Get a Mentor

Meaningful mentoring helps women overcome imposter phenomenon in the workplace.

The Three Musketeers: Making an Impact in French Remote Sensing and Breaking Down Gender Barriers

Three French scientists in remote sensing discuss overcoming barriers at work and the opportunities for future generations.

All Brains Halloween: Women in STEM Edition

Looking for Halloween costume ideas? Check out these from Earthzine staff and friends.

Book Review: Rise of the Rocket Girls

“Rise of the Rocket Girls” is a fascinating history of the women computers and engineers at NASA and their contributions to the agency despite historic gender discrimination.

Showcasing the Lives of Women Scientists through the #365scienceselfies Social Media Project

A selfie-a-day may inspire the next generation of female scientists by seeing a unique view into the complete lives of women in STEM.

Unraveling the Mystery of Methylmercury

Scientists track a deadly environmental poison in Earth’s oceans.

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants Part Two: The Stellar Works of Women

With Women in STEM a topic of conversation these days, it is worth remembering that women have made a great number of contributions throughout history.