Session 4 Effective Strategies for Increasing Minority Participation in the Atmospheric Sciences

Tuesday, 9 January 2018: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Ballroom C (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: 27th Symposium on Education
Reginald Blake, New York City College of Technology, City Univ. of New York, Department of Physics, Brooklyn, NY and Janet Liou-Mark, New York City College of Technology, City Univ. of New York, Mathematics Department, Brooklyn, NY

This session seeks projects that demonstrate innovative and transformative strategies and best practices to solve the lack of inclusion of diverse groups, including minority students in the atmospheric sciences. It seeks methodologies for attracting, recruiting, and retaining diverse ethnicities and projects that demonstrate practices that increase participation, access, awareness, and interest of underrepresented minorities.

10:30 AM
Including Indigenous Voices through Climate Adaptation Planning
Renee A. McPherson, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and A. Taylor and A. Phleger
11:00 AM
Building Mentoring Relationships Between Alumni and Students of Jackson State University
John P. Moore III, NWS, Jackson, MS, MS; and J. D. Sims, C. Woods, W. Parker, L. Alomassor, A. R. Cook, H. Hasberry, F. Zeigler, and D. Hill
11:15 AM
Sparks for Change: Supporting and Retaining Minority Faculty in the Geosciences
Rebecca L. Batchelor, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. Kirsch, B. King, S. Habtes, and J. Crockett
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