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Tip your hand, develop your voice

In April, the GIN group discussed Prof. Grunfeld’s video on ‘Power and Influence’. In our discussion, we considered the wisdom and challenge of acting to maximize authority or approachability and the dangers of feeling or being fake. Last week, Sonoo … Continue reading

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She loves science?

No doubt some of you have heard the roar of the twitterverse and the blogosphere, the shock of discovering that the curator of the “I f*ing love science” page is none other than Elise Andrew, a twenty-something woman with a … Continue reading

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Dinner with Hilda

Last week, wormsense had dinner with labor economist, Hilda Kahne. During her long academic career, Dr. Kahne worked as both a scholar and an administrator and applied her expertise in economics to work and working women.  As wormsense, her mother, … Continue reading

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Compounded interest vs. divided attention

Academic researchers in STEM (and other fields) must divide their time and attention between research and teaching. Some academics, particularly women, work part-time employment, but must do so within the context of a system designed for full-time work. In a … Continue reading

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What is GIN?

GIN is monthly event held by neuroscientists at Stanford University. We gather to discuss gender differences that could affect our careers and focus on brainstorming strategies to overcome challenges that could limit our success.  Our meetings are open to everyone, … Continue reading

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The marriage penalty for professional women

Check out these articles that deal with the upcoming GIN meeting (2/14) topic – how marriage decreases a women’s chance of professional success. Being Married Helps Professors Get Ahead, but Only If They’re Male – The Atlantic. Gender and Success … Continue reading

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