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Representation of

Women in Soil Science

Women in Soil Science are underrepresented.

Let's explore some statistics about women soil scientists.

29%

In the United States of America, 29% of soil scientists are women

(Zippia, 2021)

32%

Globally, female represent 32% of total global members in

soil science societies


(Dawson et al., 2021)

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About

Soil Science Ladies is a community that empowers women and all marginalized communities in the soil sciences. What started as a hashtag has now evolved into a movement, highlighting women's contributions to the development of soil science and narrating the stories of women who are currently making history.


We truly appreciate and celebrate every individual and their unique differences. We are dedicated to taking steps that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion for all women and marginalized communities in soil and other sciences. We trust that our members and visitors will uphold these values of respect and appreciation.


Thanks for being a part of our community!


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The Heart of Our Purpose

Mission & Vision

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Promote gender equality, foster a vibrant community, and provide resources for women to excel in their careers.

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Create a global network of women leaders in soil science, united to preserve and celebrate women's contributions to the field and to empower the next generation of women in soil science.

Touching Lives, Changing Futures

The Power of Our Impact

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Research

Communicating research findings to understand the current status of women in the field, identify challenges , and highlight success stories to inspire others

Empowerment

Education

Supporting education in the field of soil science by providing resources, facilitating mentorship, and sharing funding opportunities.

Community

Cultivating a supportive and vibrant community, enabling members to actively network, share their experiences, seek advice from peers, and mentor the next generation of women scientists

Empowering graduate students through knowledge delivering a comprehensive understanding of

grad school, including education, research, and professional development

via our newsletter #GradSchoolSurvivalKit

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With our #GradSchoolSurvivalKit, you'll find tips to enhance your educational journey.

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Meeting Soil Science Ladies around the world

A great description for a Soil Science Lady is someone that is a Leader Advocating for Dreams & for You. Each month, we will feature a Soil Science Lady, a woman who either works in or supports women in the field of Soil Science.

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Dr. Lindsay Malone


Assistant Professor for Climate Smart Approaches in Ag, North Dakota, EEUU

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Lorene Lynn

Environmental Sciences Consulter

Alaska, EEUU

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Cristina P. Contreras

Lab Manager

Santiago, Chile

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Lorna Dawson

Professor of Soil Forensic

Aberdeen, Scotland

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Virginia Aparicio

Agricultural Engineer

Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Ileana Frasier

Research Agronomist

Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Jane Lucas

Community Ecologist

New York, EEUU

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Lynne Macdonald

Research Scientist

Aberdeen, Scotland

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Jacynthe

Dessureault-Rompré

Professor in Soil Conservation and Health

Quebec, Canada

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Martha Cary Eppes


Professor of Earth Sciences

South Carolina, EEUU

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Christine Sprunger

Assistant Professor

Washington, EEUU

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Meet

Soil Science Ladies

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If you have someone in mind to nominate, we'd love to hear from you. Likewise, if you are a Soil Science Lady, please reach out to us.


Please fill out the form below:

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Empowering Women

in Soil Science

Underrepresentation of women in science is no secret. So, let's change history by highlighting women in soil science and empowering those who wish to become scientists. Remember...

“You can’t be what you can’t see”

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Supporting women in Soil Science

You can help us support the development of women in soil science by purchasing some of our items or making a direct donation

Soil-inspired stickers

$5

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soil

[ noun ]

the most interesting

non-renewable natural resource

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T-shirt + sticker

$25

Scholarship for

Women in Soil Science

and related fields

Find scholarships supported by organizations, societies, and government agencies for students in soils science and related fields.

Soil and Water Conservation Society

Soil Science Society of America

U.S. Department of Agriculture

National Organization of Professional Women in Natural Resources Conservation Service

Team

Soil Science Ladies

A great description for a Soil Science Lady is someone that is a

Leader Advocating for Dreams & for You. Here is our inner core:

Beverly Alvarez

Project Director

  • Oversee the overall direction and goals of the project.
  • Lead strategic planning for research initiatives and social media campaigns.
  • Coordinate and communicate with team members, partners, and stakeholders.
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to ensure project success.


Patricia Cordero

Research Coordinator

  • Plan, organize, and execute research projects related to soil science and women in STEM.
  • Manage project-related expenses.
  • Collaborate with universities, institutions, and organizations for studies and publications.


Brian Hernández

Outreach and Partnership Coordinator

  • Identify and establish collaborations with organizations, influencers, and stakeholders in the field.
  • Manage outreach campaigns to expand the project's reach and impact.

Kimberly Araya

Social Media Manager

  • Develop and execute social media strategies to promote the project's mission and activities.
  • Create engaging content for various platforms, including posts, stories, and videos.
  • Monitor social media trends, engagement metrics, and audience feedback.
  • Sales & Marketing

Aisha Dávila

Content Creator/Editor

  • Generate compelling written and visual content for the project's blog, newsletter, and social media platforms.
  • Edit and proofread articles, interviews, and reports.
  • Ensure content is accurate, engaging, and aligns with the project's objectives.
  • Collaborate with team members to ensure consistent messaging and branding.

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the soil

who consider

as the most interesting

non-renewable natural resource.

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