Today I marched in solidarity with women all over the world who are standing up for their rights.
I did not march because my candidate didn’t win, or because I thought it would change the results of the election. I did not march due to differences in political opinions. I did not march because I’m “whining,” or “a special snowflake,” or a “crying libtard,” or any of the other oh-so-original and so eloquently stated insults that have been thrown at us (generally by the same people who lecture about how we all need to unite).
This is bigger than a difference in political opinion.
Today I marched for equal rights for women everywhere. I marched because I’m in a male dominated field, and have personally experienced sexism and misogyny, as have so many of my female colleagues. Continue reading →
So proud to lead this team of wonderful women! Mentoring has become one of my favorite roles as a scientist, and I couldn’t ask for better mentees. While we’re sad to say goodbye to Jovanka Ravix today, we know she’s going to go on to do great things! Plus, once a member of Team Cervix, always a member of Team Cervix!
I had such a great time working on this project with one of my good friends and mentors in our GMP bunny suits! We put in a lot of late nights at the GMP facility in order to complete this side project without taking away from our main research. We are also getting the cover when it’s printed! Check out our paper below!
“I am, somehow, less interested in the weight and convolutions of Einstein’s brain than in the near certainty that people of equal talent have lived and died in cotton fields and sweatshops.” – Stephen Jay Gould