GSL Panel Discussion

Female in the Field: Challenges and Opportunities

Date: 20 May 2019

Event type: Social Event, Workshop, Evening Meeting

Organised by: Geological Society of London, European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers (EAGE), Earth Science Women’s Network, Geological Society of America, 1. Geological Society Events

Venue: Burlington House
United Kingdom

Registration: Eventbrite

Cost: Free

For many in the geosciences, fieldwork is a vital – and enjoyable – part of the research process. But problems can arise when small teams of people travel to remote areas, and studies suggest that women are particularly at risk of experiencing negative events. In this panel discussion we will ask several women to share their own experiences in the field before starting a discussion of how the geoscience community as a whole can ensure that fieldwork is accessible and rewarding for everyone.

The panellists are: Dr Pallavi Anand, Dr Bethan Davies, Prof Dame Francis, Dr Sam Giles, and Dr Sarah Gordon, with moderator Robbie Gries, president of the Geological Society of America.

A reception to celebrate the return of the Raising Horizons exhibition to the Geological Society will follow.

Event schedule:
17:30 Registration with tea and coffee
18:00 Panel discussion
19:15 Networking reception

Visit our event page for more information


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