STEM RESILIENCE…Falling Down on Purpose!

A few months ago, I was taking a “mental health” day, yes we all need one of those every once in a while.  For those of you who are not familiar with the concept, it is even more important in this day and age.  We are constantly ON... on our [...]

By |2020-05-26T09:57:57+00:00July 29th, 2020|STEM RESILIENCE IS...|0 Comments

Enduring a Loss – Amazingly STEM, Amazing “Resilient”

Wow.. another amazing STEM leader just lost her mother.  She said that she was not sure what the actual underlying cause was for her illness.  Her mother had been sick for a few years.  She was fortunate that she was living close to her and other siblings were also in [...]

By |2020-05-26T09:55:04+00:00July 15th, 2020|STEM RESILIENCE IS...|0 Comments

STEM RESILIENCE Endures “Professional Choppiness”

Being resilient in STEM is a combination of being resilient in our personal and our professional lives.  I recently did a workshop with a group of women STEM faculty and graduate students.  When I asked them to define their dream, legacy and their challenges, some of them asked me to [...]

By |2020-05-26T09:36:17+00:00July 1st, 2020|STEM RESILIENCE IS...|0 Comments

STEM RESILIENCE IS… Staying focused in spite of microaggressions.

Microaggressions are actions that people take that can cause you to question the essence of who you are and what you are doing. The actions are often subtle, quietly eroding the forward movement in your career confidence. The official definition of micro-aggression is “a comment or action that subtly and often [...]

By |2020-05-26T09:34:14+00:00June 10th, 2020|STEM RESILIENCE IS...|0 Comments

STEM RESILIENCE IS… Staying in the Game

What does it mean to stay in the game? What does it mean to be at the table?  Are they the same thing or do they conjure up different perspectives or thoughts in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) realm? One could argue that if you are playing a “table-based” [...]

By |2020-04-02T00:07:28+00:00April 2nd, 2020|STEM RESILIENCE IS...|0 Comments


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