I stared at the co-authors list for a while. My name did not belong among them. The thoughts of inadequacy that I tried my best… Read More »No, You Are Not an Impostor: The Impostor ‘Syndrome’ Myth
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When peering at the spindly fiber of a nerve cell under a microscope, it’s easy to wonder what invisible cues might guide such a long… Read More »The Luminous Life and Legacy of Rita Levi-Montalcini
On June 6, a range of science writers attended the Science Writers’ Boot Camp hosted by Johns Hopkins at the National Press Club in Washington,… Read More »Women in Biotech: Lessons Learned from the Johns Hopkins Science Writers’ Boot Camp
Ph.D. candidate Emma Spikol sheds light on the broken narratives of scientific breakthroughs.
Women in STEM are at a disadvantage at every stage of the academic pipeline and in almost every facet of their careers. Graduate student Veronica Busa reflects on how these statistics motivate her to focus her efforts.
Lisa Learman, a Ph.D. candidate in cellular and molecular medicine, is among the winners of The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation 2020 essay contest. Read her award-winning essay about scientist Barbara McClintock, whose approach to science inspired Learman to “embrace complexity and diverse perspectives in science to arrive at a more complete truth.”
For early career female scientists, the environment is rapidly becoming more inclusive. However, later career female scientists face a harsher reality.
In a time when women everywhere are fighting for equal pay, equal opportunities and an end to sexual harassment, it is important to celebrate women… Read More »A Johns Hopkins Celebration of Women in Science and Medicine