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Mentors, role models, and the Queen Bee Syndrome

I spent some of last week at the American Council on Education (ACE) annual meeting in D.C., which was preceded by meetings of ACE’s Women’s Network Executive Council (which I currently chair) and of the state coordinators for the Women’s … Continue reading

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The power of group mentoring

I had the opportunity in November 2012 to attend the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America (all of my academic degrees are in the geosciences), and I was able to attend a session titled “Women in Geology Mentor … Continue reading

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Feedback on the 2012 Women’s Leadership Initiative

The last session of this spring’s Women’s Leadership Institute was last Friday, and the Steering Committee has received some great feedback from the participants.  The aspects of the program that were most frequently listed as the most helpful elements were … Continue reading

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Barbie and the stereotype threat

Last week, I spoke at Dalton State College’s 2012 Dicksie Bradley Bandy Memorial Colloquium on “Old Frontiers, New Frontiers: Women in Higher Education in Georgia.”  I was asked to focus on women in the STEM disciplines (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics), … Continue reading

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