Stanford Earth recently transitioned the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) into its new Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiativeAs part an effort to celebrate and discuss identity, six Stanford Earth members share how their ethnic-cultural backgrounds have informed and impacted their careers.
“Using satellite imagery, I’ve been able to see the climate change challenge and global environmental changes from a new perspective,” said Liza Goldberg, an intern at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center and rising freshman at Stanford who recently led a study on mangrove loss. She plans to major in Earth systems and minor in computer science.
“I think it’s harder for us knowing people are not able to be here when they want to be here," said Allison Bauer, facility and production coordinator at the O’Donohue Family Stanford Educational Farm. "We get calls from our volunteers all the time, and so I think hearing that is hard for us. We want them to be able to experience this place like us, too.”