Welcome to the Laramide Chapter of The Association for Women Geoscientists.

AWG aims to encourage the participation of women in geosciences, exchange education, technical and professional information, and enhance the professional growth of women.

Sign up for our Trivia Night!

We are hosting our first virtual geoscience trivia night of 2021! Thursday, February 11th at 6 PM Mountain Time. Trivia will be hosted on zoom. The winner will get a $20 gift card to a local restaurant, grocery store, or food delivery service of their choosing. Details will be sent to those who sign up. Please contact awg.laramide@gmail.com with questions. Please sign up here: https://forms.gle/aTLoRLBgq7yaMiTP7 

Nominate a woman geoscientist of the week!

Nominate your colleagues to be our Geoscientist of the Week! Selected scientists will be featured on AWG Laramide’s social media. We will ask for consent from all nominees before posting. Submit nominations here. Nominations for women in geoscience history can be sent to awg.laramide@gmail.com.

Volunteer Opportunities

Become a Committee Member – National AWG is looking for members interested in providing a different perspective on our social media and in our scholarship committees. Please email us if you are interested.

Become a Laramide Chapter Resume Reviewer – We are starting a peer review for resumes, CVs, cover letters, papers, etc. If you want to be in our pool of reviewers, please fill out this form.


The Association for Women Geoscientists is an international organization devoted to encouraging and enhancing the of participation of women in geosciences and to introduce young females to geoscience careers.

Where Are We?
The Laramide Chapter serves Colorado, New Mexico, and Wyoming. We have a concentration of activities in the Denver, Colorado area.

We include women, men, students, professionals, and retirees. Membership is open to anyone who supports AWG’s mission.  We encourage you to join today!

What Do We Do?
We focus on Leadership, Outreach, and Community. We strive to achieve leadership through career development and an annual awards banquet recognizing outstanding student achievements in the geosciences. We work with our local communities to encourage Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) involvement among girls through science fairs and working alongside Girl Scouts of America. We strive to unify and promote women in the geosciences through networking and connecting with other scientists with the same goal.
The members in this organization provide a diverse set of interests and expertise in geoscience. This fosters unique opportunities for networking and mentoring. Although we may have a broad spectrum of careers paths and geoscience disciplines, we all share a love for earth science and a passion to recognize women in the geosciences.

The Association for Women Geoscientists is a foundation aimed to attain equality of opportunity for women in geosciences and train new leaders by funding high impact programs for women in geosciences.

Leadership and career development are an important aspect of enhancing opportunities for all geoscientists and continually building our careers in geoscience. A unique aspect to the Laramide Chapter is the Outstanding Student Awards held every spring to recognize remarkable female students nominated by their geoscience departments as women who stand out above the crowd. Other leadership events focus on career development such as public speaking and standing out as a female in science, and resume assistance with professionals in the geoscience community.

An important part of being a geoscientist is giving back to the community. Outreach is a large aspect of the Laramide Chapter. We are very involved in STEM outreach with K-12. Volunteers are always needed for our events that range from judging science fairs to working with Girl Scouts on earth science badges to college career development in geosciences for high schoolers.

AWG and the Laramide Chapter would not exist if it were not for the active involvement of our outstanding members. We foster a sense of community to help women connect with each other to exchange professional and academic ideas. Happy hours, day hikes, and networking events are hosted by the chapter several times a year to help the members of this chapter to meet new faces!


To become a member, please go here: http://awg.org/membership


If you have any questions or comments for the Laramide Chapter, please contact us.

Chapter Address
AWG Laramide Chapter
PO Box 13791
Denver, CO 80201-8434

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