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How do you picture female scientists?

How do you picture female scientists?

You might have heard about the film “Picture a scientist” by Sharon Shattuck & Ian Cheney. It shows the personal struggle of three women to overcome gender barriers in science. In doing so, it highlights three key issues: prejudices and biases against women related directly to the history of the university that have never been challenged (this part of the film is subtly underlined by the histo ...[Read More]

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusivity amidst COVID-19

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusivity amidst COVID-19

How to really engage with marginalized stakeholders A few weeks ago, I was having a conversation with a couple of researchers, as myself, working on stakeholder engagement in STEM. Many talked about how the digital transformation, imposed by the pandemic, might be a bumpy ride at first. But, once we adapt to engaging stakeholders remotely, organization and implementation can be done even more effi ...[Read More]

Water Researchers of Color experts in their fields

Water Researchers of Color experts in their fields

The Water Researchers of Color (WaterPOC) database is a resource that aims to add to numerous efforts in the last year to raise awareness of Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC*) in science, in this case specifically multiple disciplines intersecting with water. This resource mirrors many others, such as 500 Queer Scientists and 500 Women Scientists and numerous other databases [1], whic ...[Read More]

The Young Hydrologic Society Stands Against Racism

In reaction to the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Tayloy and too many others, we, early career scientists of the Young Hydrologic Society, are taking a stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. We pledge to take actionable steps to amplify the voices of Black hydrologists in particular, and our Researchers of Colour colleagues in general, while fighting racial disc ...[Read More]