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Leading while bleeding

A little while ago I attended a women’s conference at my church and one of the speakers talked about leading while bleeding.  The title of her talk really resonated with me even though the imagery is rather unfortunate given the brutal scenes from the… 397 more words


The Only Woman in the Room

By Kim Roth

Dr. Kim Roth is Professor of Mathematics at Juniata College.

My department hired two new people this year.  One afternoon early this semester, Joie Escuadro exclaimed, “There are only women here at the office right now. 652 more words

JC Smart

The Woman Beyond the Portrait: Annie and Samuel Alexander’s 1904 Expedition to East Africa

by Jackie L. Childers

One of the major undertakings of the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology’s (MVZ) Archives project is digitizing historical photographs. This includes maps, images of specimens and landscapes, as well as portraits of some of the MVZ’s founding members whose legacies are written all over the walls and corridors of the museum itself. 3,178 more words

Stories From The Archives

I'll ask no thing of man or king...

To wrap up Earth Science Week it seemed appropriate to mention the pioneering geologist and professor, Florence Bascom.

When she got her doctorate in geology in 1893, Bascom was the first woman to obtain a doctorate from Johns Hopkins. 642 more words

Natural Science

Overcoming Unconscious Bias

Although as scientists we are trained to be impartial, we are no exception to some pervasive prejudices. Only by becoming aware of our prejudices can we work to overcome their effects. 1,446 more words


More than just makeup: L'Oreal pushes for more women in science

Since 1998, L’Oreal has partnered with UNESCO to create the ‘For Women in Science’ intiative to promote greater participation of women in science.

With the support of the UN, L’Oreal set up the Women in Science initiative to support and recognise accomplished women in scientific research, while also pushing for a greater participation of females in science. 271 more words