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Geochemistry, Mineralogy, Petrology & Volcanology

Women in Science

Interview with an ECR AGU2020 Convener – Dr. Penny Wieser

Interview with an ECR AGU2020 Convener – Dr. Penny Wieser

A few months ago, after AGU2020, I had the opportunity to interview Dr. Penny Wieser. Penny is an igneous petrologist and volcanologist with broad research interests and a substantial scientific record. Upon obtaining the undergraduate and masters degree in Earth Sciences at the University of Oxford, she pursued a PhD at the University of Cambridge, which was finished last year. She is now a post- ...[Read More]

A Community of Support and Change: The Earth Science Women’s Network (ESWN)

A Community of Support and Change: The Earth Science Women’s Network (ESWN)

The Earth Sciences are one of the least diverse disciplines in sciences all around the world (Marín-Spiotta et al., 2020). Often this causes discrimination and bias and might even reach up to bullying and sexual harassment at the workplace (Cantor et al., 2019; Marín-Spiotta et al., 2020). This leads to an underrepresentation of Black and African American, Hispanic, Latinex, and Asian graduate stu ...[Read More]