The Women's Health Research Institute invites you to Coffee and Conversations with Dr. Yarrow Axford on Thursday, October 26th. Come and engage in conversation and networking with other women in STEM and STEM-related fields while enjoying light refreshments.
This event is open to all students, post-doctoral fellows, faculty, and staff irrespective of gender or sex
About the Speaker:
Yarrow Axford is a geologist and recently promoted Associate Professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Northwestern. Axford’s research examines the climate history of the Arctic. She has conducted field- and lab-based research in remote parts of the Arctic for more than 15 years.
Axford teaches courses at Northwestern on Earth’s climate system, geologic methods, energy and sustainability. She also has a long-standing interest in science communication. Her opinion pieces have appeared in Science, U.S. News & World Report, and the Huffington Post, and she gives frequent public lectures on climate science. Axford is also a mom and an academic spouse.