Calling Women in Snow Science!
December 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Did you know less than 25% of snow scientists identify as women? We’re invested in seeing that shift to include more women in snow science. Join us for a virtual panel packed with women who’ve made their careers in snow science. Listen to their stories about how they got into and why they’ve stuck with it. Topics will include finding the career, the education process, challenges along the way, support and how they see the career changing in the future.
In addition, snow scientists Katreen Wikstrom Jones, McKenzie Skiles and Christina Aragon will explain the Community Snow Observations project which is part of the NASA Citizen Science for Earth Systems project. You’ll learn how you can be a citizen scientist and help CSO predict snow conditions and improve snow safety in the mountains. We’ll wrap it all up with a Q & A session hosted by Dr. Sara Boilen.
As an added bonus to those who participate, we are giving away some sweet Arc’teryx gear! The participant must register & attend the event in order to qualify. Winners will be announced the following day by SheJumps on their Instagram.
** This event is donation based yet you must register via Eventbrite**
Event Timeline: All times are in Pacific Time (PT).
- 6:00 pm: Introductions & Presentation
- 6:50 pm: Questions & Answer
- 7:00 pm: End of event
What to Expect: Register here and we’ll email the Zoom link to you before the event. On the day of the event, grab a snack, click the link and follow along. We’ll cover all topics then follow up with questions. If you have questions, you can submit them via the chat area. The host will compile questions for the Q & A at the end of the event. This event is suitable for people of all ages.
Read up: Prior to the event read up & listen to these great resources:
- CSO – Scientific Details
- CSO – Learn about how you can be a citizen scientist
- Science News – These women endured a winter in the high Arctic for citizen science
Partners: This event is made possible thanks to collaboration from these organizations:
- Alpine Ascents International
- Community Snow Observations (CSO)
- Northwest Avalanche Center
- Utah Avalanche Center
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More info & registration sites: https://shejumps.eventbrite.com/
SheJumps increases the participation of women and girls in outdoor activities. Partnering with nature, SheJumps creates safe, educational outdoor experiences for girls and women that nurture growth and transformation.
We believe in increasing diversity in the outdoors and providing ALL women and girls with the spark that will lead to a lifetime of outdoor learning and empowerment. We welcome all women and girls (transgender and cisgender) as well as non-binary people who identify with the women’s community.