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“I really do not know a lot about leadership models.” That might seem a strange sentiment coming from a Michel T. Halbouty Outstanding Leadership Award winner, but Mahmoud Abdulbaqi, this year’s honored recipient – who has spent his career in leadership positions in the oil and gas industry, its corporations and associations – is not your typical Halbouty medalist. Through his career, he found opportunities to lead, as all good leaders do, but equally important, opportunities needing leadership found him.

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In this issue: Upcoming events IMAGE  Past events Ongoing initiatives

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AAPGWN Newsletter is a new quarterly publication produced by and for the AAPG Women's Network members. In this issue: Welcome to the first issue from editor Michelle Pittenger. House of Delegates Vote on Division Status Fails - Results of the HoD vote and future plans for a second attempt to move to Division status. Past Events – Highlights of past events include the International Women’s Day Panel, AAPGWN 2021 Webinar series featuring Dr. Molly Turko and the Geology of Wine event Upcoming Events – Include the continuing webinar series with “One geologist per region” featuring Prof. Clemencia Gòmez, “Transitioning from student to professional,” a student event, “The Geology of Beer” presentation and the documentary “Picture a Scientist” screening at the upcoming IMAGE convention. Ongoing Initiatives – Include the AAPGWN Mentoring Program, nominations for officers and committees, and more.

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New upgraded access from the AAPG Bulletin. AAPG Member access to the online AAPG Bulletin is moving to a new platform hosted by GeoScienceWorld. You will still be able to read and download all Bulletin articles, from 1917 to the current issue.

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The AAPG Mobile app will let you easily connect with friends and colleagues and access all of your AAPG membership benefits right through your mobile device. Available for download for both iOS and Android devices!

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This column highlights the incredible individuals that have volunteered and participated in the IBA since AAPG began conducting the program. The inaugural IBA participant/interviewee is Cole Hendrickson, a 2017 graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University and participant of the 2016 IBA competition.  

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For those of you who have enjoyed a career in exploration and even for those of you new to exploration (particularly IBA alums), AAPG has an opportunity for you to become involved in teaching students in the IBA program to achieve a greater understanding of the basin in which they are exploring for hydrocarbons. That is, to be an industry mentor to a requesting school for a coach, as in the Global Mentor program or to continue to be an IBA coach in 2021 at a previously identified school.   

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After 13 years of taking teachers into the field, this year’s G-Camp was held virtually in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, organizers said. The program is aimed at 5th through 12th-grade teachers and offers supplemental material for the teachers’ science curriculum. The goal is to have teachers return to the classroom with new knowledge and excited about what they are teaching, and ultimately for “the kids to come to college saying, ‘I want to enroll in geology.’”

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Courtesy of AAPG and AAPG Datapages, two Discovery Series data sets have been donated free of charge for use as online teaching materials. Discovery Series 10 – Sandstone Petrology: A Tutorial Petrographic Image Atlas 2nd Edition and Discovery Series 15 – Carbonate Petrology: Interactive Petrography Tutorial, both authored by Kitty Milliken, have been posted online for easy accessibility.

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Students and young professionals in the LACR to submit proposals that focus on Sustainable Development projects in the energy field.

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