The world we live in today has innumerably more career options than our parents and their parents did. But women and young girls continue to be a minority when it comes to careers in science. Experts call this the “STEM Gap”, where STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. According to a UNESCO report, women still only make up 28% of the STEM workforce. Two of the leading r ...[Read More]
Exceptional and diverse women tell us their science stories!
About a decade ago, I wrestled with a dilemma no one seemed to relate to: I loved science with all my heart, but what if I didn’t want to be a scientist all my life? Was there room in the world for me to pursue another career while still being in the scientific field? What were my options? Who would I turn to? But more importantly, who could I become? Today, I am the Media and Communications Offic ...[Read More]
EGU’s Life-Work Balance Group shares their New Year’s resolutions
With 2023 just around the corner, we asked EGU’s Life-Work Balance Group members what their New Year’s resolutions are, and we want to share them with you! ‘I live in the Arctic, where we don’t get much sunlight and the brightest part of the day I usually spend in my (windowless) office. I will make a better attempt to go outside for a quick walk, or to get some fresh air during the d ...[Read More]
Are you ready to vote for your favourite Division blog of 2022?
It’s that time of the year again! With the holiday season around the corner, many of us tend to reflect on the year gone by, with its ups and downs, and lessons and learnings. At EGU, reflection is a year-long process, but we like to end our year on a note of appreciation: for yet another year of impressive blog posts submitted and published across the EGU’s official blog, GeoLog, and our di ...[Read More]