The Murie Ranch hosts Front Porch Conversations throughout the summer to engage the community in conversation around conservation issues.

Raising Strong Female Scientists

This front porch conversation will discuss personal, institutional and cultural approaches to raising strong female scientists.

Raising Strong Female Scientists

5:45-7 p.m. • Mardy’s Front Porch

Speaker(s): Professor Terry Plank, Arthur D. Storke Professor of Earth & Environmental Science, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia U.

Facilitator: Naomi Heindel, TSS Director of Field Education

Session Description: Women are wonderful scientists, but challenges remain on the issues of equity, implicit bias, sexual harassment, dual career couples and raising children while having a full-on career. This front porch conversation will discuss personal, institutional and cultural approaches to raising strong female scientists.