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Encourage the participation of Women Geoscientists

Encouraging Women Geoscientists
Encourage: Past-president of the Osage Chapter Blair Schneider working with a group of girl scouts to help them earn their rocks rock badge.
  • The AWG Foundation funds geologic field trips for pre-college and college women through the Expanding Your Horizons, Crawford Field Camp Scholarships, and other programs.
  • The AWG Foundation awards the Chrysalis Scholarships to geoscience Masters and Doctoral candidates to cover expenses associated with finishing their theses/dissertations.
  • SAGE, AWG's Student Awards for Geosciences Excellence program, presents awards to students for outstanding geoscience projects in science fairs and other events. SAGE is funded by the AWG Foundation.
  • Career Profiles, a booklet of short biographies of women geoscientists, produced by AWG and funded by the AWG Foundation is available from AWG on their web site and is updated every few years. Career Profiles presents women role models from different life styles and a variety of geoscience careers.