Sunday, July 04, 2010

Profile and interview of Missouri's first woman state geologist

Mimi Garstang, former State Geologist for Missouri, was the featured speaker at the Association for Women Geoscientists (AWG) breakfast on April 12, 2010 at the Geological Society of America (GSA) North Central/South Central sectional meeting in Branson. Missouri. That resulted in an interview and profile of Mimi in the AWG monthly magazine Gaea. [right, credit AWG Gaea]

Mimi's talk focused on advice for young professionals just getting started with their careers: Continue to learn
  • Don’t be afraid of a challenge
  • Have a positive attitude
  • Be true to your colors
  • Network
  • Push to be a better communicator

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