Dr. Bethany Ehlmann: always go where you love the science *and* the people

Making sure that my female students see the beauty, challenge, and fun in science and technology!

Women in Planetary Science: Female Scientists on Careers, Research, Space Science, and Work/Life Balance

Bethany_WiPSBlog Dr. Bethany Ehlmann has a joint position as an assistant professor of planetary science at the California Institute of Technology and as a research scientist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory , both in Pasadena, CA. Bethany has a Ph.D. and M.S. in Geological Sciences from Brown University , an M.S. in both Geography and Environmental Change and Management from the University of Oxford (where she was a Rhodes Scholar ), and a B.A. in both Earth and Planetary Sciences and Environmental Studies from Washington University in St. Louis . Before obtaining her current position at Caltech/JPL, Bethany was a Marie Curie Fellow at the Institut d’Astrophysique Spatiale in Paris. Bethany’s research interests are in environmental change, remote analysis of rocks and soils on planetary surfaces, and space policy. She is particularly interested in the geologic history of Mars and the causes of environmental change on that planet.

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Middle School Mathematics Teacher, passionate EdTech user who loves to experiment with new methods and tools in the classroom. Following the lead of Dan Meyer and Jo Boaler, I create a safe place for kids to discover the fun and beauty of maths. I use Number Talks and Groupwork to make maths accessible for all of my students. I enjoy Mathematics and I'm enthusiastic about teaching; the kids really respond to that.
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