In the 27 October 2020 issue of STAT, journalist Shraddar Chakaadar highlights a problem that confronts women scientists often -- even if she, Akiko Iwasaki is the principal investigator of a major university laboratory (Yale University). "To know Iwasaki is to know that she is passionate about combatting sexism, power imbalances, and toxic behavior in … Continue reading A different kind of virus: Imbalance in Science
The Guardian today (13 July) highlighted Julia Guillard's retroactive look at her time as PM of Australia. Julia Gillard spoke ahead of the launch of a book she has co-authored – Women and Leadership, Real Lives, Real Lessons – to be launched in Australia on Monday. Photograph: The Guardian Her insights are 'in hindsight' but … Continue reading After a pandemic: Women in Leadership Roles
Roanoke Research blogger has been on sick leave -- caring for my only sibling for almost 12 months. Multiple in and out of hospitals, rehabs and nursing homes, this has been a cycle I would wish on none. Each trip to the hospital seems like she is on the brink, but true to our family … Continue reading Back & Alive Again
In late October, a short article, published in Fast Company addresses multiple steps to diversity. It is a quick -- a one-minute read on Intel's integrated approach to hiring, progression, and retention. Support for all employes comes through Warmline, a confidential hotline to help employees work through personal and professional roadblocks. … Continue reading Intel questions the business case for homegeneity
Cokie Roberts, Longtime Washington Broadcaster, Dies at 75. Listen to NPR review the lustrous and illustrous career of Coke Roberts. The NPR podcast series showcases Cokie's life and work as she helps build NPR. Read the full article here. Listen to the NPR Podcast, here.