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AASWomen Newsletter for August 7, 2020

7 Aug 2020, 19:00 UTC
AASWomen Newsletter for August 7, 2020
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AAS Committee on the Status of Women Issue of August 7, 2020eds: Heather Flewelling, Nicolle Zellner, Maria Patterson, Jeremy Bailey, and Alessandra Aloisi[We hope you all are taking care of yourselves and each other. --eds.]This week's issues:1. Women in Space Seminar Series Episode 3: Lack of Representation and Systemic Racism in Academia 2. 51 Pegasi b Fellowship 3. NASA ExoPAG, SAG22: A Target Star Archive for Exoplanet Science4. Ben Barres Fellowship5. ‘It’s like we’re going back 30 years’: how the coronavirus is gutting diversity in science 6. The pandemic is hitting scientist parents hard, and some solutions may backfire 7. Language may undermine women in science and tech8. The 'female' brain: why damaging myths about women and science keep coming back in new forms9. Job Opportunities10. How to Submit to the AASWomen Newsletter11. How to Subscribe or Unsubscribe to the AASWomen Newsletter12. Access to Past Issues of the AASWomen Newsletter-------------------------------------------------------------------------------1. Women in Space Seminar Series Episode 3: Lack of Representation and Systemic Racism in AcademiaFrom: Tanya Harrison [tanya_at_tanyaharrisonofmars.com]Anna Gify Opoku-Agyeman and Ashley Walker discuss data surrounding the lack of representation in Astro and Planetary Sciences, Ashley's successful initiative "#BlackinAstro", and topics pertaining to systemic racism within academia in quantitatively demanding ...

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