Every once in awhile someone asks me how I got into diversity work. My nonlinear path combined with […]
I just got back from a week long excursion to catch up on my Continuing Education Units (CEU) […]
There are some milestones in life where there is an expectation that we engage in a little self-reflection. […]
When I tell the story of my career path I often use the image of a mosaic. I […]
It’s not quite time yet for looking back on the highs and lows of 2016, but going to […]
One of the most painful things I watch my clients experience is not losing a job to a […]
I was rummaging around in envelopes of old photos when I came across one of me ironing when […]
It was my birthday the other day. Normally I’m not one for taking stock on anniversaries, but a number of things swirling around have left me in a pensive mood. In addition to being a year older, my daughter recently attended her first semi-formal dance.
Short dress, high heels, boyfriend at the door, the whole magilla. Nothing too terrible there. She looked very beautiful, sweet and appropriate to an 8th grade dance.
I am currently reading Isabel Allende’s Zorro. It has been on my nightstand for roughly a year in […]
I had an interesting conversation with my husband last night and discovered I am as finicky as a cat with a bowl of discount food.
I was explaining how I was having a hard time believing folks when they told me I was good at certain things. He said “Well you’ve been that way for the last twenty years.” I told him that since I had not mastered some of the skills, it would be presumptuous of me to say I was “good at something”.
I finished my last major deadline yesterday. This should be a cause for celebration, permission to take it easy and plan relaxing activities, but instead I have a sick feeling of fear. A low-level dread just this side of an existential crisis. This can’t be healthy.
I was leading a discussion of a group of professional women about time management and work/life integration strategies […]
I work with a lot of highly accomplished women scientists who are invested in promoting gender equity in […]