[Repost from the TPII archives] I frequently offer the workshop: "Yes You Can! Women and Graduate School." It's a workshop I led quite a few times in different forms, formally and informally, over the course of my years in academia. Sometimes it … [Read more...] about The Top 5 Mistakes Women Make in Academic Settings
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Dr. Karen is on vacation in Italy July 2012. During that time she is re-posting older blog posts on her regular Tuesday and Thursday posting days. She'll recommence new postings some time in … [Read more...] about How Women Can Speak Better in Public: Stop Apologizing and Get a Career
The best piece of advice about writing that I got as a graduate student came from my external Ph.D. committee member, a full professor in the English department. A poet and a romantic and undoubtedly a former or current pot smoker, he was much more … [Read more...] about Do. Or Do Not. There Is No Try. (Academic Writing and The Force)
(Friday Post Category: Yes, You Can: Women in Academia) I get so frustrated when I see the female students and colleagues I work with sabotage themselves and undermine their own authority and effectiveness because of an inability to be assertive. … [Read more...] about What is Assertiveness, for Women?