FY09 Diversity Awards

FY09 Diversity Awards

FY09 Diversity Committee Awards:

Project NamePrincipal Investigator
Project DescriptionPeriod of PerformanceAmountFinal Report
Workshop Program Addressing Unconscious Gender Bias Eric Barron/DIR Lecture and workshop designed to increase awareness of unconscious bias affecting behavior, and provide strategies to overcome the bias.  October 2009 $11,807 Final Report
Annual ESWN In-Person Networking Event at AGU Fall Meeting Christine Wiedinmyer/ NESL ACD ESWN serves as a clearinghouse for connecting women across all facets of the earth sciences.  One of the main goals of ESWN is to find solutions to barriers that face women in the geosciences.  Funding provided support for hosting the annual in-person networking event during AGU's fall meeting. 7/1/09 - 6/30/10 $3,889 Final Report
Yaitza Luna Cruz, Howard University Andrew Heymsfield/NESL MMM Provide funding for a Howard University student to participate in a MMM field project.   Collaborations will assist the student in her PhD work.  January 2010 $5,468 Final Report
CISL Outreach & Training  Rich Loft/CISL Broaden and enhance CISL's diversity initiatives: 1) Two NCL data analysis and visualization workshops; 2) CISL visitor program enhancement to encourage university research visitors; 3) Expand CISL's outreach activities to include participation in additional diversity-oriented conferences and institutions; 4) salary support and professional enrichmentt for SIParCS interns.  5/1/09 - 4/30/10 (then extended to 09/2011) $49,973 Final Report