Science and Technology Policy Fellowship, DOE Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO)
- Public-facing communication about solar energy
- Develop new “solar basics” content and update existing basics pages
- Write blog posts and success stories
- Work with technical teams to translate their work
- Selected items I contributed to:
- Website redesign and optimization
- Lobby for improved navigation
- Design and build pages
- Use google analytics to drive decisions
- Manage solar project map and research database
- Social media
- Webinars, workshops, and events
- Plan SETO Quarterly Stakeholder Webinar
- Work with technical teams to plan and promote specialized webinars
- Run Solar Colloquium Speaker Series, bringing external speakers in to talk with SETO
- Facilitate internal training and workshops on diversity, equity, and inclusion
- Transition events from in-person to virtual
- Including SETO Peer Review in early April 2020, an event with 700+ people in attendance
St. Louis Post-Dispatch through AAAS Mass Media Fellowship
- You can read all of my clips here. Some of my favorite pieces are:
- “How a camera that sees like a shrimp could save baseball pitchers months of recovery time,” 03 Aug 2018.
- “Washington U lands grant to study childhood obesity as parents grapple with treatment costs,” 14 Jul 2018.
- “New residency program providing mental health care for Spanish-speaking Missourians,” 07 Jul 2018.
- “St. Louis botanists’ travels to Central Asia could reap benefits for U.S. fruit crops,” 21 Jul 2018.
GWIS Quarterly Magazine (GQM)
- “The Fierce Urgency of Now, GQM Winter 2018, “Tuning In.”
- “A Letter From the Editor: See Us Again, For the First Time”, C.L. Cutting*, GQM Special Edition 2017, “Broken Silence: Student Accounts of Sexual Violence in STEM.”
- “Straight-Cis-White-Male(TM)”, C.L. Cutting*, GQM Fall 2016, “Academy(TM).”
- “My Time is Worth Less Than Yours”, C.L. Cutting*, GQM Fall 2015, “The Unspoken Academic Lessons.”
- “Escaping Expectations, Creating Aspirations”, C.L. Cutting*, GQM Summer 2015
- GWIS Social Media (@stemfemmes on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook)
- Grew Twitter from ~200 to ~450 followers
- Created Instagram and Facebook and grew to ~125 and ~90 followers, respectively
- Ensured consistent branding and curated platform-specific content
- Primarily used for the #SafeAtWork campaign
- Personal Twitter: @solarpowerqueen
- Discussing science, science communication, and advocacy for women and underrepresented minorities in STEM
Press Coverage and Interviews
- GWIS #SafeAtWork Campaign
- “Report Raps Culture at UMass Polymer Science Department.” Dusty Christensen, Daily Hampshire Gazette, 10 Aug 2018.
- “UMass to Launch New Guidelines to Combat Sexual Assault.” Dusty Christensen, Daily Hampshire Gazette, 21 Jul 2018.
- “#SafeAtWork with GWIS,” Ph.D. Trekkers Podcast Interview.” Interviewees: Christie L.C. Ellis, Raquel Bryant, Dr. Joelle Labastide. Interviewer: Mariela Garcia. 26 Nov 2017.
- “GWIS ‘Safe at Work’ Campaign,” Rhiannon Snide, The Massachusetts Daily Collegian, 25 Oct 2017.
- “Women in STEM at UMass Working to Change Culture of Sexism, Abuse on Campus,” Diane Lederman, MassLive.com, 23 Oct 2017.
- “GWIS Holds Town Hall on Sexual Assault,” Rebecca Duke Weisenberg and Claire Healy, The Massachusetts Daily Collegian, 16 Oct 2017.
- “UMass Grad Students Put Officials On Spot on Issues of Sexual Harassment,” Dusty Christensen, Daily Hampshire Gazette, 13 Oct 2017.
- “UMass Women in STEM fields Launch “Safe at Work” Campaign,” Dusty Christensen, Daily Hampshire Gazette, 11 Oct 2017.
*Cutting is my maiden name and, as of October 2017, is my second middle name.