The Distinguished Lecturer Program (DLP) offers ~100 professional lectures (in person and virtual) on 14 very different topics given by 39 impressive Women in the Geosciences. For information on the Association for Women Geoscientists (AWG), see

The AWG Foundation, a non-profit organization, offsets travel and presentation expenses costs of our speakers, generally up to $800, but not including honoraria. Typically, donations and AWGF fund five in-person engagements per year.

For examples, please click on the heading “Upcoming and Recent Talks” or “Featured Speaker.”

Prof. Pamela Hallock-Muller (College of Marine Science, University of South Florida) lecturing. In addition to scientific talks, many of our participants offer presentations on education and policy. Both in-person and virtual engagements are supported.

Virtual World

In the near future, a video introduction to DLP will be posted on YouTube:

Zoom, Skype or other Platforms can be used to interact with many DLP participants, see “Program Summary.” AWGF offers up to $75 to cover refreshments. For help with Zoom, AWG Chapters can contact the Southeast Delegate volunteers. Some speakers have videos on their website, see “Links.”

Contact Information

Currently, Prof. Anne M. Hofmeister at Washington University in St. Louis is the Coordinator of DLP. For questions, please email

Site last updated: November 3, 2022.