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January 27, 2017

Melissa Burt and Emily Fischer receive award for Earth Science Women’s Network

Melissa Burt, Emily Fischer and Manda Adams (pictured from left to right) were presented with the AMS Special Award for the Earth Science Women’s Network at the 97th AMS Annual Meeting in Seattle. The award recognized ESWN’s inspirational commitment to broadening the participation of women in the Earth Sciences and providing a supportive environment for peer mentoring and professional development.

AMS gave this statement with the award, “Having more women in science improves research outcomes and makes our economy stronger, while opening doors of opportunity and equity for women around the world.”

All three women are ESWN board members.