In this episode, host Andrew Geary speaks with Linda Ford, Manager, Student and Early Career Programs and Geoscientists Without Borders at the Society of Exploration Geophysicists. Linda and Andrew discuss her article in August’s The Leading Edge celebrating GWB’s ten year anniversary. They talk about the program’s connection with today’s geoscience students, the program’s impact to date, and its future legacy.
Geoscientists Without Borders®
SEG is celebrating ten years of its humanitarian work around the world with Geoscientists Without Borders. This program uses the specialized knowledge and technical skills of geoscientists to mitigate natural hazards by connecting universities and industries with local communities.
As a special consideration to our listeners, the SEG encourages you to become a partner in this life changing program by making a donation through the SEG Foundation. The SEG Foundation currently has GWB Matching Funds available. Double your impact today by making a donation.
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- Linda Ford (2018). “Celebrating 10 years of funding humanitarian geoscience work through Geoscientists Without Borders.” The Leading Edge, 37 (8), 572-576.
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Schlumberger strives to be a unifying force for social and environmental stewardship, and engages in philanthropic activities that reflect the company’s values. As the founding sponsor of Geoscientists Without Borders, Schlumberger believes in the science of geophysics to effect positive changes in communities facing environmental hardship and natural hazards.
Interview: Linda Ford
Original music by Zach Bridges.
This episode was hosted, edited, and produced by Andrew Geary. Special thanks to the SEG podcast team: Jennifer Crockett, Ally McGinnis, Mick Swiney, and Adrienne White.