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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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JLenhardt-esristaff
I'll be in Denver at the Esri booth for the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing/International Mapping LiDAR Forum conference. Are there any other women from the Women's Geospatial Forum attending? It would be great to see some other nerdy women! asprs women in gis ilmf remote sensing
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MSingleton-esristaff
Click to view contentIn a 1983 Washington Post article, Coretta Scott King explained,   “The holiday [Martin Luther King Day] must be substantive as well as symbolic. It must be more than a day of celebration…Let this holiday be a day of reflection, a day of teaching nonviolent philosophy and strategy, a day of getting involved in nonviolent action for social and… (Show more)
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SScher-esristaff
Women seeking leadership roles often report a lack of good mentors as an obstacle to their career growth; In a 2017 LinkedIn survey, 82% of respondents said that having a mentor was “important or very important” to their career projection.  However, women may perceive it as difficult to find a mentor for various reasons, but there are ways to make… (Show more)
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seima
I work as a consultant and most of my colleagues are off at various client sites (as am I), we rarely get a chance to engage and share information about what we are working on. I see great value in leaning on one another and building a company community. I have started some research and started documenting tips for engaging meetings where… (Show more)
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RLehman-esristaff
Today we have another lean-in circle!   I wanted to take this opportunity to reflect back on our session two weeks ago about negotiations. Thank you to everyone who participated. We had some really insightful conversations, watched some great video clips, and practiced negotiation with our peers.  We learned that bias hurts women in negotiations,… (Show more)
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