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LPSC Women in Planetary Science Networking Event 2015

March 7, 2015

Announcement of the 2015 Susan Niebur Women in Planetary Science Networking Event at the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference!

This event is open to all interested persons, and we will spend most of the time discussing the topics below.

Light refreshments will be served thanks to generous support from the Division for Planetary Sciences!  If you are not familiar with their resources and programs check out:
When: Wednesday, March 18th, 2015; 6:00 to ~7:30 pm
Where: Montgomery Ballrooms A-C (in Conference Venue – Woodlands Waterway Marriott, Houston , TX)

We will have tables setup for the following topics, and will conclude with a full room discussion:

• negotiating a new position
• careers outside of academia
• the two body problem
• the n-body problem (kids)
• managing and reducing stress
• social media and your professional career
• the proposal submission and reviewing process
• imposter syndrome

Come with ideas of what you would like info on, and what you could contribute info on! 🙂
Refreshments: I will put up the details of the snack assortment once we have finalized that with the hotel caterers. (note we are not able to provide a full dinner)


Please forward this invitation/sign-up to your colleagues and friends who might be interested! Registration is not required but we would like to get some idea of numbers. Anyone is welcome to come late or leave early if they need.

For questions about this event, contact one of this year’s organizers:
Sarah Noble, sarah.noble-1 (at)
Nicolle Zellner, nzellner (at)
Zibi Turtle, Elizabeth.Turtle (at)
Kelsi Singer, kelsi.singer (at)

3 Comments leave one →
  1. March 12, 2015 11:13 am

    Refreshment list:
    Individual Crudités of Carrots and Celery with Hummus, Pimento Cheese, Herbed Cream Cheese and Green Goddess Dressing
    Trio of Mixed Nuts
    Selection of Gourmet Olives
    Imported and Domestic Cheese Display
    Pepsi Products
    Bottled Water
    Starbucks Coffee and Tazo Hot Teas

  2. Brown Simmons, Gloria permalink
    March 8, 2015 2:45 pm

    Is there some reason that there is no city, town or other location?

    Gloria J. Brown Simmons ________________________________

    • March 8, 2015 4:38 pm

      If you’re not a regular attendee, you may not have realized that “LPSC” in the title of the post refers to the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, which is held every spring in Houston, TX at the Woodlands Waterway Marriott.

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