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Today is such a special day! The -new- GLOBE Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Working Group was formed at the beginning of this year and today marked their first presentation at a GLOBE Annual Meeting! This group has ambitious goals and is working hard towards breaking language and accessibility barriers to make GLOBE the most inclusive environment possible. Though still in the planning...


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At GLOBE we present our science research very often, and recently I had the opportunity to share about some guidelines to help make presentations more accessible. It makes me very happy to hear about friends and colleagues that have started adopting small changes towards a more inclusive environment! During the presentation, a fellow member of the GLOBE’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task...


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Today I want to recognize an amazing scientist I have had the opportunity to meet this year. Dr. Bithi De grew up in a rural part of Eastern India. Her parents and family members always encouraged her to pursue her passion for science. And she did! Following high school, she left the village for undergraduate studies in the city of Kolkata and eventually moved to the USA for graduate school....


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Did you know that Global Accessibility Awareness Day is coming up? It focuses on digital accessibility and inclusion and it is marked annually on the third Thursday of May. Therefore, this year we are celebrating it on Thursday, May 20, 2021!I would like to invite you and everyone in our GLOBE community to celebrate! How? An idea is to develop the habit of using Alternative (Alt) Text.We use...


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I am so excited! This Thursday April 15 at 10am MT/12pm ET, the GLOBE program will celebrate National American Sign Language (ASL) Day! My friend Jillian Anderson and her students will give us a brief intro to ASL. They will also teach us how to sign some of the terms we use in GLOBE in ASL! I first met Jillian in 2018 when I was a GLOBE Air Quality intern at NASA Langley, under the mentorship...


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