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Jessica Kirkpatrick
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Guide to Being a Total Badass Woman in Science
Today I was honored to be the keynote speaker at the "You Belong Here!" workshop at Humboldt State University.  I thought I'd share my slides for those who were unable to attend the workshop. Below is my 11 step guide to being a total badass woman in science. 

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Women, People of Color and People with Disabilities Still Underrepresented in Science and Engineering
The National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics recently released the 2017 Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering report , the federal government's most comprehensive look at the participation of these three d...

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Events at the 229th American Astronomical Society Meeting
Several key events will be occurring at the 229th American Astronomical Society meeting, held January 4th-8th at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Conference Center in Grapevine, Texas. Danny Barringer posted to Astrobetter for the upcoming meeting, and Jason Wr...

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#AAS229: Making the Most of the AAS Winter Meeting with Twitter
It can be intimidating to attend the AAS winter meeting, especially the first time. This winter over 4,000 astronomers will gather in Grapevine, Texas to exchange ideas, discuss research, and network with other professionals in astronomy. The program can be...

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I just donated to Wikipedia because I use it all the time and want to support the free, sharing of collective knowledge.

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500 Women Scientists
A group of women scientists who have been working in Washington as AAAS science fellows have written an open letter to the US congress and the new administration expressing their concerns. The full text is below. This effort was inspired by a letter of 100 ...

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Happy Halloween!
Want a last minute, astronomy-themed Halloween costume?  Look no further! 

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Wage Inequality Talk at #TechInclusion16
I gave a talk at the Tech Inclusion Conference in San Francisco today.  The talk was on the research I did on the gender wage gap using Hired 's platform data.   The full report is here. Here are the slides of my talk in case you missed it:

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Guest Post: Understanding Gender Fluidity
T oday's guest post is by Dr JJ Eldridge. Dr. Eldridge is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Auckland, New Zealand and prefers them/they pronouns. They study exploding binary stars and have also been trying to explode the myth of a gender binary. They a...
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