Project Profile: TVbyGIRLS

I recently submitted my master’s thesis proposal justifying why I want to conduct a media study with middle school students to the Internal Review Board. In the proposal I talked […] Read more »

Meet Valerie Streit: Media Ecologist, Producer, Writer, and Reporter

It seems fitting that the first place I went to find out more about CNN producer Valerie Streit was a blog. According to the post, at the height of the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   July 24, 2009

Meet Luana Maroja: Evolutionary Biology Specialist

Ever wonder how kids whose moms are biologists pass the time? According to Luana Maroja, 2007–08 American Fellow, hiking in the forest collecting animals is how. Although once an avid […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   July 17, 2009

Meet Kathleen Wood Laurila

1988–89 Career Development Grant recipient Kathleen Wood Laurila started breaking through barriers at a young age. In 10th grade she broke the gender barrier by taking the boys’ shop drafting […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   July 07, 2009

Meet Hanna Stevenson: Sculptor and Apprentice Pipefitter

This past winter, for 2007–08 Career Development grantee and sculptor Hanna Stevenson, a typical day began at 5:15 a.m. with a breakfast of ice cream and coffee. To protect her […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   June 29, 2009

Meet Soamarat Vilaiyuk: Pediatric Rheumatologist

Soamarat Vilaiyuk, a 2005–06 International Fellow, was first inspired to pursue training in pediatric rheumatology by a child she met in her native Thailand. While working as a resident and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   June 22, 2009

Meet Lorraine Anderson

Since February, when I turn on the radio in the morning I’m inundated with dismal news about the current state of the economy. Would you like some foreclosures with your […] Read more »

Meet Angela Lindner and Jessica Strate Beach: Environmental Engineers

While 1997–98 Selected Professions Fellow Angela Lindner had never experienced sexism during her undergraduate studies in chemistry at the College of Charleston, during one of her first days in a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   2 Comments   |   June 05, 2009

Meet Gail Reimer: Founding Director of the Jewish Women’s Archive

Growing up, Gail Reimer, a 1984–85 American Fellow, knew she was going to have to do something more than just live her life. With two parents who had survived the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   May 29, 2009

Project Profile: Community, Empowerment, Leadership, and Self-Awareness (CELA)

KIPP is a San Francisco Bay area public middle school established in 2003 that boasts the highest performance rate of all middle schools in San Francisco. Programs like Community, Empowerment, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   May 15, 2009