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. van der Hoeven, Physical Science Department, Mesa Community College at Red Mountain, 7110 East McKellips Road, Mesa, AZ 85207, SEMKEN, Steven, School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, PO Box 876004, Tempe, AZ 85287-1404, SROGI, LeeAnn, Department of Geology/Astronomy, West Chester Univ, 720 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., Geological Survey of Alabama, 420 Hackberry Lane, P. O. Box 869999, Tuscaloosa, AL 35486-6999, 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 and Environmental Sciences, Wesleyan University, 265 Church Street, 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, 10100 Burnet Rd, bldg 196, R2200, Austin, TX 78758-4445
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 at 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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