Cara Hunter and Teresa Santana discuss the value and importance of mentoring for geoscientists. They explain the need for Mentoring365, explore networking in 2023, and offer tips for first-time mentors and mentees. Cara and Teresa also elaborate on the two-way aspect of mentorship and how any professional can build their network. The conversation concludes with a reflection on how mentorship has influenced their career and the value of engaging as a mentor.
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.
Geoscience leaders Andréa Darrh, Dr. Esther Babcock, and Dr. John Bradford join us to discuss the process and importance of mentoring in their careers and beyond.