Podcast Tag: diversity

Episode 215: Strengthening Diversity in the Geosciences w/ Dr. Isaac Crumbly

“I’ve learned much more from my mistakes than I ever learned from my successes, because it was my mistakes that helped me to have successes.”

Meet the man behind the mission to diversify the energy sector. Dr. Isaac Crumbly shares the journey of the Cooperative Developmental Energy Program (CDEP) at Fort Valley State University, a program designed to pave the way for African American students into the energy industry. As he shares his vision, Dr. Crumbly challenges the geophysics community to embrace the perspectives of minority individuals and support the journey toward a more inclusive industry.

Episode 151: The transformation of SEG

SEG President-Elect Ken Tubman discusses the outcome of the Strategic Options Task Force. Ken provides an inside look at the decision-making of the SEG Strategic Options Task Force. He shares his reasons for voting to keep SEG independent, highlights the feedback from the focus groups, and previews the SEG Transformation Task Force. He also offers insight into why he looks to the gaming industry for inspiration and the best way introverts can benefit from networking.

Episode 83: Petition for a Robust Anti-Racism Plan for the Geosciences with Hendratta Ali

On June 5, 2020, Hendratta Ali released the "Call for a Robust Anti-Racism Plan for The Geosciences" petition. In this conversation with Andrew Geary, Dr. Ali discusses how the petition originated, what it means for a professional society to be anti-racist and equitable for all members, her personal experiences of racism in the geosciences, and concrete steps organizations can take to better support Black, Indigenous, Latinx People and other minoritized groups in the geosciences.

Episode 1: Women in Geophysics

In our debut we celebrate the accomplishments of women in the science of applied geophysics and applaud their commitment and contributions to the Society of Exploration Geophysicists. We talked to Sally Zinke, Klaas Koster, and Maitri Erwin about the past, present, and future of women in the SEG.

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