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Tiny Tea Returns! Topic: Implicit Bias

By Hanny Rivera | May 8, 2018

The Workplace Climate Committee, Women’s Committee and the Broader Impacts Group are hosting another Tiny Tea discussion on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. in Clark 507. The topic will be Implicit Bias. For background on the topic we encourage you to read this short article and/or watch this short video. If you have specific examples of implicit bias that you would like to privately suggest for…

Alan Alda Communicating Science Workshop comes to Woods Hole!

By Hanny Rivera | April 23, 2018

The Falmouth STEM Boosters, NSF, MBL, WHOI, SEA and The Woods Hole Research Center, have organized a workshop by the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science! This Thursday April 26, 2018! You can register here.

Tiny tea comes to WHOI

By Hanny Rivera | November 19, 2017

Inspired by Suzi Clark’s awesome blog post on the Tiny Tea event being held at MIT, Women in Course XII, BIG, and WHOI’s Gender Equity Advisory Committee (GEPAC) will be bringing the discussions to the Cape. Join us on Thursday, November 30th, at 10:30 am in Carriage House for a discussion on how to be an active bystander when you observe micro-aggressive…

Oceanos: WHOI en Español e Português

By Hanny Rivera | September 17, 2017

Our first ever bilingual event was a great success. We had twelve dynamic presentations and broadcasted the event live over facebook. If you missed it you can watch it here!

Sept 15th – Scientist’s Dilemma Lunch Series Continues

By Hanny Rivera | September 15, 2017

The second lunch in Scientist’s Dilemma series continues, September 15th, 12-1pm in Fenno 107. We are excited to have Ben Van Mooy of WHOI and Nicole Bartlett of NOAA join us to discuss the intricacies of Hiring & Applying for science related jobs. How do you chose a candidate that will ultimately be successful in your lab or as your student? How…

Sept 19th – Social Media Workshop

By Hanny Rivera | September 15, 2017

Broader Impacts Group (BIG) is organizing a Social Media Workshop led by JP student Gabi Serrato Marks on Tuesday September 19th from 4:15-5:15 pm in the Student Lounge.  This interactive workshop will focus on using Twitter and Instagram to communicate science and make your research more accessible to a public audience. Gabi will give a short summary of why it is important/worth…

BIG Summer Planning Meeting

By Hanny Rivera | July 20, 2017

  On Thursday, July 20, 2017, we held a productive meeting in the JP student lounge to discuss some of the ideas and projects BIG has in their pipeline. We would love to have you join in and help! Below are a few of the projects that could use more hands:     Blog Managers/Editors:  Hanny Rivera, Joleen Heiderich, Hannah Mark,…

Scientist’s Dilemma Lunch Series

By Hanny Rivera | July 17, 2017

July 21st, 2017 12:00-1:00 pm – Watson 201; ongoing thereafter   JP Student, Julia Middleton, and WHOI scientist Liz Kujawinski have organized a new lunch discussion series focusing on scientific ethics and other challenges facing scientists in our modern world. The first meeting on Scientific Communication and Advocacy will be on July 21, 2017. Hanny Rivera, BIG Co-President, and Heather Goldstone, science…

Oceanos: WHOI en Español e Português

By Hanny Rivera | July 17, 2017

September 16, 2017 – 2:00-4:00 pm – Clark 507   Come experience science in a whole new language. JP student, Gabriela Farfan, and WHOI researcher, Luis Valentin-Alvarado, have organized Oceanos, a new event at WHOI that seeks to make the research being done at WHOI accessible to members of the local Cape Cod community (and visitors) who speak Spanish or Portuguese as their first language.…

Design for Non-Designers Workshop

By Hanny Rivera | March 20, 2017

The Broader Impacts Group at MIT-WHOI and Academic Programs Office at WHOI are sponsoring an event on March 29th at 12-1:30 pm in Clark 507 on WHOI’s Quissett Campus called: Design for Non-Designers.  This workshop will be led by Katherine Spencer Joyce, Creative Director of WHOI Graphic Services.   There is an ever-growing number at WHOI people attempting to design with no formal training, but help…