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rweeden-esristaff
Click to view contentRecently, I had the chance to facilitate a WeCan (Women's Empowerment and Career Advancement Network) Discussion Circle about gender-inclusive language in the workplace. In researching the topic, I learned a lot about my own habits, assumptions, and also gave a lot of thought to the importance of being aware of how the words we use can either lift… (Show more)
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DMachado-esristaff
Click to view contentMarch 8th is International Women's Day.  International Women's Day (IWD) has occurred for over a century, with the first IWD gathering in 1911 supported by over a million women and men. IWD is a global day dedicated to celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. It is also a day used to support activities that… (Show more)
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JLenhardt-esristaff
Click to view contentMarch is Women's History Month in the US, meant to honor the long history of women's contributions to social, technical, and cultural progress in this country, and to recognize the struggles women have faced along the way. Take a look at some of the links below, and celebrate in your office, school or home.   Articles, references and Story Maps to… (Show more)
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AMillican-esristaff
Click to view contentOver the course of February, Esri celebrated Black History Month by highlighting the outstanding trailblazers and role models at Esri whose significant contributions ripple through the scientific community every day.  Although black history deserves more than just one month out of the year, I wanted to take this opportunity to highlight Dawn… (Show more)
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JLenhardt-esristaff
Click to view contentThe Esri Developer Summit is right around the corner, and women of geospatial sciences will be there!     DevSummit officially begins March 5 at the Palm Springs convention center in sunny Southern California, and Esri's internal Women's Empowerment, Career Advancement and Networking group, WeCan, is hosting a Women's Idea Exchange for women in… (Show more)
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RKamau-esristaff
Click to view contentThe participants of the Women’s Empowerment and Career Advancement Network group (WeCan) have spent this past month celebrating and commemorating the contributions of women of color, especially black women, to the fields of conservation, GIS, and other social causes. This, the final entry in our Black History Month showcase, honors the work and… (Show more)
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JLenhardt-esristaff
Happy International Day of Women and Girls in Science! This year's theme as developed by the UN is Investment in Women and Girls in Science for Inclusive Green Growth:“Science and gender equality are both vital for the achievement of the internationally agreed development goals, including the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Over the past… (Show more)
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RKamau-esristaff
Click to view contentIn light of Black History Month, participants of the Women’s Empowerment and Career Advancement Network group (WeCan) are commemorating this month by highlighting women of color, specifically black women, who have made significant contributions to conservation, GIS, as well as other social causes. We’ll publish the blog posts every Friday of this… (Show more)
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AMillican-esristaff
Click to view contentI hope everyone had a wonderful start to their new year!  For me, and probably everyone reading this blog, January is an exciting time to set intentions and start the year off in the way you want it to continue.  We all have goals that we want to achieve this year: to become healthier versions of ourselves, to excel in our careers, to volunteer in… (Show more)
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