International Women's Day Archives - Page 2 of 3 - State of the Planet

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Staff Spotlight: Judy Jamal, Coordinator in the Earth Institute Director’s Office

For this month’s spotlight, we turn the tables and interview the incredible woman who makes the Staff Spotlight series possible.

by |March 8, 2021
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Creating Positive Change With Thoughtful Leadership: Meet Alicia Roman

The Earth Institute’s new executive director shares what drew her here, her goals for the organization, and her views on what makes a good leader.

by Lindsay Key |March 8, 2021
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A Climate Scientist Rides the (Rossby) Wave of Discovery

Mingfang Ting studies the connection between planetary waves in the atmosphere and climate anomalies, such as droughts and extreme heat.

by |March 8, 2021

Belinda Archibong: Estimating the Health and Economic Costs of Gas Flaring

In one of her projects, the environmental economist will quantify how air pollution from gas flaring affects human health and cognitive development in children.

by |March 8, 2021
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No Longer Just ‘Girl Talk’

Fifth graders commemorate pioneering mapmaker Marie Tharp using comics, pictures, and poems.

by |March 8, 2021

Radhika Iyengar Tackles Educational Inequalities in Developing Countries

She’s fighting for access to education for some of India’s most marginalized groups, and finding creative ways to blur the line between schools and communities.

by |March 8, 2021
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Jully Merino Carela: Making the Energy Sector More Inclusive and Welcoming for Women

The Women in Energy program director explains how she and her team have been advocating for more women’s leadership in a male-dominated industry.

by |March 8, 2021
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Why International Women’s Day Is Still Relevant in 2021

Gender equality is an essential ingredient in building a fair and sustainable world. Today we’re publishing stories that honor the accomplishments of many of our women colleagues.

by |March 8, 2021
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Filmmakers Gather to Preview and Discuss ‘Women, War and Peace II’ Series

The March 12 event, which is open to the public, will focus on four never-before-told stories of women who risked their lives for peace, changing history in the process.

by |March 8, 2019
PhD student Lauren Moseley is a board member of Women in Science at Columbia, where she helps to raise the profile of women in STEM fields

How to Support Women in STEM

A discussion on the challenges women scientists often face, and what we can all do to help.

by |March 8, 2019