IF/THEN: Women in Geoscience series

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Celebrating the accomplishments of women, one at a time

Short videos/animations featuring a broad range of women in geoscience from around the world. These inspiring scientists describe their work, their interests, and their desire to inspire young women to pursue STEM and STEAM. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics)

Watch our trailer about this project (link to picture on the right)

IF/THEN (supported by AAAS, American Association for the Advancement of Science) partners with Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) and Earth Sciences Animated.

This episode honors the life and work of geochronologist, mother and science writer Dr. Alka Tripathy-Lang!!! Alka is living proof that a degree in geoscience can take you places!
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In this episode of "Women in Geoscience" we introduce you to Dr. Nadia Malaspina, a metamorphic petrologist, rock climber and all around amazing scientist who credits her parents for her success - and her love of mountains.
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This episode introduces you to Natalie Edgecombe, science communicator, dancer and media specialist! Natalie explains why science and art, and the people who bring them together are important and inspirational.  
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In this episode of "Women in Geoscience", oceanographer Allison Fundis takes us under the sea to learn how geologists, oceanographers, artists and storytellers work together to learn more about the world's oceans.
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In this episode, we introduce you to Dr. Gayatri Marliyani, a geologist in Indonesia working to understand earthquakes and help communities prepare for this inevitable hazard
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In this episode of "Women in Geoscience" we introduce you to Venezuelan geologist, mother and advocate for Latina scientists: Dr. Clara Rodriguez!
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In this episode of "Women in Geoscience" we introduce you to Dr. Claudia Inés Serrano-Brañas, a vertebrate paleontologist who studies dinosaur fossils in Mexico and even discovered a new dino!
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In this episode of "Women in Geoscience" we introduce you to Dr. Jazmin Scarlett, a historical and social volcanologist who studies past eruptions, how they impact communities, and how people learn to live with volcanoes.
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In this episode of "Women in Geoscience" we introduce you to the inspiring life and work of geospatial engineer Laura Mugeha! This Kenyan geoscientist uses GIS and open data to make the world a better place.  
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Climate scientist Olivia Truax originally wanted to be lawyer so that she could help people, but during college she realized that her other passion, geology, could also be used for the public good. Learn more about Olivia and her journey in this episode of "Women in Geoscience"!
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Dr. Aisha Al-Suwaidi is an Earth Scientist with skills in geochronology, biostratigraphy, petrology and geochemistry. Her ongoing research examines Early Jurassic systems to better understand the record of those carbon cycle perturbations and how we can apply them to our current climate crisis. 
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Florence Bascom (1862–1945) conquered many firsts for women on her way to become the first American woman to attain a career as a professional geologist and tenured professor.
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