Upcoming Webinar: Writing an Effective Resume or Curriculum Vitae for a Career in the Sciences
Have you been working on developing or updating your resume or CV? Join us for our next webinar series on Friday, June 1st at 1:30 pm central time! There will be representatives from government, academia, and industry to talk about the structure/format of an effective resume/CV, tips and tricks to make your resume/CV stand out, and an open Q&A session. These webinar series are free for AWG members (simply log in to the Members Only area to register). Non-members can join for a fee of $10 by visiting the AWG Store.
Upcoming Awards and Scholarships!
Don't forget to apply for or nominate someone great you know for the following awards and scholarships!
- The AWG Minority Scholarship encourages young minority women to pursue an education and later a career in the geosciences. It provides financial aid and matches the student with a mentor in the same field who will offer guidance and support. Applications are due June 30th!
- The Sand Student Research Presentation Travel Award provides women geoscience students with support to present their research at the Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America. Applications are due August 10th!
- The Takken Student Research Presentation Travel Award provides women geoscience students with support to present their research at a national or international professional geoscience meeting other than the Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America. Applications are due August 10th!
- The AWG Professional Excellence awards will go to women who, throughout their careers, have made distinguished contributions in each of the three following professional areas: government/regulatory, private industry/consulting and academia/research. Nominations are due August 15th!
RENEW TODAY FOR 2018 MEMBERSHIP AND GET CONNECTED!
There are thousands of women in the geosciences today, both students and professionals, who are looking for ways to enhance their experiences as a geoscientist! AWG provides financial support, professional development and leadership opportunities, and advocates on behalf of women geoscientists across the globe. Join or renew your 2018 membership today and help AWG SUPPORT you.
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AWG is pleased to announce their 2017 award winners!
The 2017 AWG award winners have been selected; please congratulate your colleagues if they are a recipient below! A full write up of each recipient will go out with the fall Gaea newsletter.
Encourage Award: Lynn Wingard
Exchange Award: Rania Eldam
Enhance Award: Kelsey Bitting
AWG President's Award: Christina Tapia
Special Recognition Award: Maitri Erwin
Distinguished Service Award: Kate Johnson
Chapter Excellence Award: Ozark hAWGs
Outstanding Educator Award: Susan Conrad
Professional Excellence Award in Industry: Lisa Gusek
Professional Excellence Award in Government/Regulatory: Kathryn Sullivan
Professional Excellence Award in Academia/Research: Alycia Stigall