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The Urban Scientist

#Scio14 Expanding the Dialogue on Diversity: Privilege and the Pursuit of Science

BBW do science

As I was completing my doctorate studies, I was mounting an insane amount of student debt. I needed to finish. I wanted to finish. However, working an outside job or even a teaching assistantship kept taking up mind space and time and prevented me from just getting things done. I was so financially strapped that I was [...]

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The Urban Scientist

Free live stream of 2014 AAAS Science Communication Session #AAASmtg #Scicomm

DNLee at the iPad

I will be speaking  at the 2014 Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, AAAS on Thursday, February 13. I am speaking in the Communicating Science Sessions. It includes three panels. Engaging with Journalists with Cornelia Dean (moderator) and speakers Carl Zimmer, Robert Lee Hotz, David Baron, and Paula Apsell. Engaging with [...]

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The Urban Scientist

Communicating Science in Chicago – come see me!

Students at a nature center doing hands on urban ecology observations

I will be in Chicago, Illinois, attending the American Association for the Advancement of Science, AAAS, meeting in Chicago February 13-17, 2014. As the largest general science conferences ever it hosts presentations and demonstrations  health, medicine, agriculture, engineering, life sciences, physical sciences, social sciences, education, mathematics, policy, and more. I will be presenting on Thursday, February 13 [...]

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The Urban Scientist

#DIYSciZone Fundraising update – halfway ready for Geek Girl Con ’13

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Two weeks ago I told you I was going to GeekGirlCon. I’m super excited. It’ll be a Curly Hair Mafia meetup for sure (@DrRubidium and@LalSox will be there) and we’ll all be geeky and dirty doing hands-on science activities in the DIY Science Zone! Thanks to everyone’s generous support we have raised a little over [...]

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The Urban Scientist

Applications open for undergrad mentoring & travel awards to attend the Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting May 2014

SWS 2014 Mentoring Award flyer

The Society of Wetland Scientists provides travel awards and career mentoring to undergraduates from underrepresented groups at its annual meeting. The Society brings the students to our national meeting and matches them with mentors for the duration of the meeting. The goal is to increase diversity in wetland science fields. Are you an undergraduate student [...]

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The Urban Scientist

This Blerd Girl is Geek Girl Con or Bust!

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Yes! I’m going to Seattle, Washington, and going to enjoy every single geeky moment of GeekGirlCon (GGC) ! Thanks to my Curly Hair Mafia sister @DrRubidium, she has pulled off the Geek Heist of all time: Assembling a Motley Crew of Geeksters – Cos Playing Pseuds, Funny Hat Wearing Physicists, a Rubber Duck Chemist, a [...]

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The Urban Scientist

Notes from the #NABJ13 Science Journalism 101

Ivan Oransky, Global Editor Director, MedPage Today (Former Executive Editor of Reuters Health) Danielle N. Lee, Science Blogger, The Urban Scientist of The Scientific American Network Jamila Bey, Radio Show Host pg The Sex, Politics And Religion Hour: SPAR With Jamila, AM 1390 Washington, DC and AM 1430 New York City, Washington Post blog, She [...]

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The Urban Scientist

The Tweet Recap of NABJ Science Journalism 101

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The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Science Journalism Panel was great. I owe unending thanks to Jamila Bey, David Kroll, Robin Lloyd and Ivan Oransky for their generous support of this endeavor. There were about 20 people in the room – we had some stiff competition, but there were engaged people in the room…many [...]

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The Urban Scientist

Wordless Wednesday: Science debuts at NABJ

NABJ 2013 Science Journalism 101 Panel

Yes, I owe you a proper recap, but in the meantime, please enjoy these snapshots of my greatest highlights at my very first National Association of Black Journalists meeting in Orlando, Florida July 31-August 4, 2013. @IvanOransky, @Jbey @robinlloyd99, @DavidKroll @Paul_Goodloe @JacqEHoward, @SciFleur @JamilahLemieux

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The Urban Scientist

Science, Social Media & Diversity at the Animal Behavior Society Meeting #2013ABS

I was very excited to organize a workshop on Science, Social Media and Diversity at the 50th Annual Meeting of the Animal Behavior Society at the University of Colorado-Boulder. My co-presenter, Samuel Diaz-Munoz of CienciaPR gave an amazing presentation on how a venerable bilingual, culturally relevant science community and outreach vehicle was built via social [...]

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