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Our First Friends of Chrysalis Happy Hour at GSA this year!

Join us for our first Friends of Chrysalis Happy Hour at the Geological Society of America Meeting on SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 1ST from 7:30-10 PM. It will be held at the Kona Grill (1 E. Pratt St., Baltimore MD 21202). Cash bar and light appetizers will be provided, and a full menu is available.

For more information on Chrysalis, or to make a donation, go to our awards page.

The 2016 AWG Field Trip is set!

AWG will be hosting it's 2016 field trip to Maine from SEPTEMBER 5-15TH, 2016. Save the date! For more information about the trip, please contact Sue Finstick.

Don't forget to register for the AWG Awards Ceremony Breakfast at GSA!

AWG will be hosting it's annual Awards Ceremony Breakfast at the GSA Annual Meeting this year in Baltimore, MD. The breakfast will be held on Monday, November 2nd in Ballroom III of the Baltimore Convention Center from 6:30-8:30 AM. Tickets are $28 for professionals, and $15 for students. Join us in recognizing our amazing award winners this year and network with them, as well as the AWG Executive Committee and Board Members.

**You can purchase a ticket through GSA registration. If you have already registered and want to attend, please contact GSA Sales & Service, +1-888-443-4472.

Join us at the AWG Booth 858 at GSA 2015 in Baltimore!

At the booth, we will be renewing existing memberships, completing applications for new members, handing out SWAG, presenting brochures full of wonderful information about scholarships, events, programs associated with AWG, completing resume review, taking donations for AWGF and spreading the news about the organization.  
We will need volunteers at the booth to help share the advantages of the AWG organization: our mission, activities, accomplishments, and the advantages of Connecting Women geoscientists.  Michelle Sutherland will be present at the booth majority of the conference, but really can use some assistance.  
If you are interested in volunteering, please sign up at www.volunteersignup.org/Y3F84 Contact Michelle Sutherland for more details.

Exhibit hall and booth hours for 2015:
Sunday            11/1   2pm-7pm 
Monday           11/2   9am-6:30pm 
Tuesday          11/3   9am-6:30pm 
Wednesday     11/4   9am-2pm 

Join us for the GCAGS 2015 Women's Networking Breakfast co-sponsored by AWG!

AWG, GCAGS, and Pink Petro are hosting a Women's Networking Breakfast titled "Making the Most of Change & Difficult Times" on:

Tuesday, September 22, 2015
7:00 am to 8:30 am
Hilton Americas Hotel, Room 339AB
$30 for Members of AWG / Pink Petro / Registered GCAGS Conference Attendees
$45 for all other Energy Professionals

Please visit http://www.gcagshouston.com/womens-networking-breakfast/ in order to register. Seating is limited so please RSVP by September 15th to ensure a seat!

2015 Field Trip - Puerto Rico - Update!

What a great group of people and what a great week! The 2015 AWG field trip to Puerto Rico was a huge success. We would like to extend a huge thanks again to Dr. Luis Gonzalez from the University of Kansas for hosting the trip, as well as to A Better Earth for sponsoring the guidebooks for the trip!

Educational Geology Field Trip: Aug 8 - 15, 2015
Hosted by Dr. Luis Gonzalez, University of Kansas
For details about the field trip click here. For more trip details and registration information, go to Field Trip Details page . To register online, go to the AWG online store through the members-only login page.


Applications are now being accepted for several AWG Awards and Scholarships. The Professional Excellence Award Nominations are due by August 15th in 2015. For more details visit our Awards and Scholarship Pages or check your next enews. If you do not recieve an enews then see below for how to become an AWG Member.


 AWG's theme for 2014-15 is Connecting Women in Geoscience. We are at a unique time in history where we can CONNECT with women who pioneered paths for women to have careers in geoscience, with women who are making strides into all levels of technical and managerial achievement, and with young professionals and students who are just beginning their careers. CONNECTED we can learn from the past and make progress in the present to change the future. Join or renew your 2014-15 membership today and CONNECT your experience, accomplishments, and vision to AWG.

Download the AWG 2015 Renewal/Membership Form or click here to pay on-line using a credit/debit card or PayPal. Also, encourage your company or institution to get CONNECTED and voice their support of geoscience diversity by using this form. If you would like AWG to contact your company or institution, need assistance, or have any questions, please contact the AWG office. THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT OF AWG!



Check out the Distinguished Lecturer page to see the 2014-15 list of accomplished women who can CONNECT your AWG Chapter or University with talks on research, technology, or leadership. For more details contact Laura Fakhrai.


AWG has three ways for employers to advertise with us. The first option is a post to jobweb. The second option is to post in our every other week enews letter. The last option is to post in our quarterly newsletter GAEA. The last two options go out full color and there are discounts for regular, corporate and institutional members. For more information about the advertising rates please go to the rates page http://awg.org/news/adeditor.htm. If you have questions contact us at: ads@awg.org . The office staff is Tuesday through Thursday so response may be delayed Friday through Monday.


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