2009 Portland GSA Annual Meeting (18-21 October 2009)
Session No. 210 Tuesday, 20 October 2009
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Oregon Convention Center: B117/118/119

T111. Techniques and Tools for Effective Recruitment, Retention and Promotion of Women and Minorities in the Geosciences (GSA Committee on Minorities and Women in the Geosciences; GSA Academic and Applied Geoscience Relations Committee; Association for Women Geoscientists)

Margaret Brewer-LaPorta, Emily S. Schultz-Fellenz, Jacquelyn Hams and Amy Garbowicz, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 1:30 PM Introductory Remarks
210-11:45 PM FROM A ONE-ROOM SCHOOL ON THE PRAIRIE TO TWO DECADES AS A MARINE SCIENCE PROFESSOR: THE UNLIKELY SAGA OF A PRE-TITLE IX GIRL: HALLOCK, Pamela, College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, 140 7th Ave. S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701, pmuller@marine.usf.edu
210-22:00 PM DIVERSITY IN THE GEOSCIENCES: HUNTOON, Jacqueline E., Professor of Geology and Dean of the Graduate School, Michigan Technological University, 411A Administration Building, 1400 Townsend Dr, Houghton, MI 49931, jeh@mtu.edu and LANE, Melissa J., Directorate for Geosciences, National Science Foundation, Suite 705, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22230
210-32:15 PM ALONG THE PATH TO A GEOSCIENCE CAREER: WHAT WE CAN DO TO TURN BARRIERS INTO BRIDGES: FUHRMAN, Miriam, Rock Solid Testing Services, Carlsbad, CA 92011, mfuhrman@alum.mit.edu, KRAFT, Katrien J., Physical Sciences, Mesa Community College, 1833 W. Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ 85202, SEMKEN, Steven, School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, POB 871404, Tempe, AZ 85287-1404, SROGI, LeeAnn, Department of Geology/Astronomy, West Chester Univ, 750 S Church St, West Chester, PA 19383-0001, and HUSMAN, Jenefer, Division of Psychology in Education; Mary Lou Fulton Institute and Graduate School of Education, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-0611
210-42:30 PM ALL GRADUATE STUDENTS ARE CREATED EQUAL: THOMAS, William A., Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0053, geowat@uky.edu and BREWER-LAPORTA, Margaret C., LaPorta and Associates, LLC, Geological Consultants, 5 First Street #73, Warwick, NY 10990
 2:45 PM Break
210-53:00 PM GAIN - WRITING RETREAT AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: O'CONNELL, Suzanne, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Wesleyan University, 265 Church St, Middletown, CT 06459, soconnell@wesleyan.edu and HOLMES, Mary Anne, Geosciences, Univ of Nebraska-Lincoln, 214 Bessey Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588-0340
210-63:15 PM SUGGESTIONS FOR RAISING THE STATUS OF WOMEN IN THE GEOSCIENCES: GIVAN, Ann Vasko, 9204 Ironwood Way, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129, agivan@ireservoir.com
210-73:30 PM THE ROLE OF CAREER-ENHANCING TRAINING TO PROFESSIONAL SUCCESS IN THE GEOSCIENCES: WHITE, Lisa D., Geosciences, San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, CA 94132, lwhite@sfsu.edu
210-83:45 PM RESEARCH ON S&E EDUCATION AT MSIS: WHAT HAVE WE LEARNED?: SUITER, Marilyn J., EHR Human Resource Development Div, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22230, msuiter@nsf.gov
 4:00 PM Discussion
210-94:15 PM GeoFORCE TEXAS: A GEOSCIENCE OUTREACH PROGRAM CHANGING THE LIVES OF LATINO AND AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDENTS IN GRADES 8-12 FROM RURAL AND URBAN TEXAS: HORTON, Danielle A., Jackson School of Geoscience, The University of Texas at Austin, PO Box B, University Station, Austin, TX 78713-8902, dhorton@jsg.utexas.edu and RATCLIFF, Douglas C., Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, PO Box B, University Station, Austin, TX 78713-8902
210-104:30 PM FOSTERING SCIENTIFIC ENTHUSIASM IN YOUNG WOMEN (AND THEIR MENTORS) THROUGH EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING: MASON, Stephanie N.1, SUSSMAN, Aviva1, and SCHULTZ-FELLENZ, Emily S.2, (1) Dept. Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico, MSC 03 2040, Albuquerque, NM 87131, mason@unm.edu, (2) Earth and Environmental Sciences Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, MS D452, Los Alamos, NM 87545
210-114:45 PM E-MENTORING AS A TOOL FOR RETENTION OF WOMEN AND MINORITIES IN THE SCIENCES: VELASQUEZ, Alejandra, Communications and Media, MentorNet, 1275 S Winchester Blvd, San Jose, CA 95128, alexv@mentornet.net and PORUSH, David, MentorNet, 1275 S Winchester Blvd, Suite E, San Jose, CA 95128
210-125:00 PM BLOGS AS A RESOURCE AND SOCIAL SUPPORT NETWORK FOR WOMEN GEOSCIENTISTS: HANNULA, Kimberly A., Department of Geoscience, Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive, Durango, CO 81301, hannula_k@fortlewis.edu, JEFFERSON, Anne J., Dept. of Geography and Earth Sciences, University of North Carolina-Charlotte, 9201 University City Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28223, CAMPBELL, Patricia B., Campbell-Kibler Associates, Inc, 80 Lakeside Dr, Groton, MA 01450, and FRANKS, Suzanne E., 2435 Edgecomb Ave, Glenside, PA 19038

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