Diversity Updates Archive

DEI Member Update – [6 July 2021]

GSA has been working on reforms to achieve greater Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion within the Society with renewed purpose and resolve over the past year.

DEI Member Update – [2 April 2021]

As yet another segment of our citizenry comes under senseless attack in America, GSA would like to refocus attention on our 1 June Statement About Diversity, Ethics & Inclusion, and be very clear that it includes our Asian colleagues.

GSA moves forward with DEI – [2 February 2021]

Update from President J. Douglas Walker, 2 February 2021

GSA is taking major steps to address Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in the society. We now have four Council-implemented ad hoc committees and working groups in place to assess four key areas of governance and planning:

Action and Progress Toward GSA's DEI Goals – [14 December 2020]

The Geological Society of America continues moving forward with actions to support our public commitments to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

GSA wins NSF Geosciences ASCEND Award – [16 September 2020]

The Geological Society of America is excited to announce a new initiative in partnership with the University of Arkansas, University of Florida, James Madison University, and the University of Texas-Austin and funded by the National Science Foundation.

Advancing GSA’s Mission Toward Greater Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion – [26 August 2020]

Each year, GSA holds a leadership retreat to focus on critical issues for our Society. Such concentrated time allows for in-depth learning, analysis, and discussion. This year’s retreat, held on 22-23 August, was focused on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI).

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Accountability Update – [25 June 2020]

On 1 June, GSA issued a statement affirming our solidarity with our fellow Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) colleagues and their families in facing injustice. Since then, a lot has happened inside and outside GSA.