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AASWOMEN Newsletter for Jun 19, 2015

3 Jul 2015, 15:07 UTC
AASWOMEN Newsletter for Jun 19, 2015
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AAS Committee on the Status of Women AAS Committee on the Status of WomenIssue of June 19, 2015eds: Daryl Haggard, Nicolle Zellner, Meredith Hughes, & Elysse VoyerThis week's issues:1. Inaugural Inclusive Astronomy Meeting2. Funding Diversity Efforts3. Beginnings of the Women's Rights Movement4. Working Toward Gender Parity in the Geosciences5. The "Space Girls Space Women" exhibition, website and application6. How to Submit to the AASWOMEN newsletter7. How to Subscribe or Unsubscribe to the AASWOMEN newsletter8. Access to Past Issues1. Inaugural Inclusive Astronomy MeetingFrom: Daryl Haggard [dhaggard_at_amherst.edu]Inclusive Astronomy 2015 brought many of us together this week at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. We organized around these broad topical areas Creating an Inclusive Environment Barriers to Access Establishing a Community of Inclusion Power, Policy, and Leadership Information and presentations are/will be available via https://vanderbilt.irisregistration.com/Home/Site?code=InclusiveAstronomy2015 Follow the discussion on Twitter: #IA2015 Everyone, including those who could not attend the meeting, can participate and contribute by commenting on the draft recommendations here https://docs.google.com/document/d/1zJTm5vqO-O0AZB8KAbaSn_xbt19VQrU-RpxrZvJe584/edit Stay tuned for reflections and recommendations from Inclusive Astronomy 2015 in the weeks to come. Back to top.2. Funding Diversity EffortsFrom: Ed Bertschinger via womeninastronomy.blogspot.comLast year several major tech companies released data revealing their lack of workplace diversity compared with the general ...

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