Women in Earth Sciences
Women in Earth Sciences (WES) is an informal
group of undergraduates, graduate students, post-docs, research assistants,
staff and faculty in the School of Earth Sciences. The group is open to
Principal activities of the group include:
- WES E-MAIL LIST to communicate issues and events of interest
to women in the School of Earth Sciences.
Subscribe by sending e-mail to
majordomo@lists, with the message:
Send messages to the
entire list at:
- GEOWOMEN LUNCHES: In cooperation with GES Journal Club and sponsored
by the Dean of the School of Earth Sciences, visiting women scientists are invited to have lunch with women students, staff, researchers, and faculty.
- occasional SOCIAL EVENTS, such as hikes or pizza dinners.
The group has several goals, including:
- to connect women to a diversity of potential role models at many stages
in their careers, both within and outside Stanford
- to facilitate networking and share professional advice
- to reduce the isolation reported by women who may be alone among men
in their research groups
- to maintain and improve the work and learning environment for women
in the School of Earth Sciences
- to enhance interdisciplinary communication across the School of Earth
Sciences, in general
- Stanford's Graduate Women's Network (GWN)
- Stanford Women's
- Society of Women Engineers, Stanford chapter (SWE)
- Association for Women in Science, Palo Alto chapter (AWIS)
- Stanford Women in Science and Engineering Network (WSEN): contact
- Association for Women Geoscientists (AWG)
- NSF Statistics on Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering, nation-wide.
The National Teaching & Learning Forum's annual survey of
at U.S. colleges and universities. Also gives gender difference in faculty salaries and total number of men and women at each rank (full, assoc., asst., instr.). Look up your favorite institutions!
A web site for women and minorities in science and engineering.
- NEW! Science's Next Wave:
An excellent resource for job hunting, family-career issues, women in science, and current debates in science.
- Women in Science site created by students: Includes virtual field trips, interviews with professional scientists, and an international registry for mentoring.
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Updated 16 June 1999
This page is maintained by Mary Leech. Comments welcome.