This is a guest post from Lillian Pierce, who has been doing an interview series for the Association for Women in Mathematics. Her series has focused on women who are balancing motherhood with their mathematical careers.
In my early reflections on this year’s Purdue Pre-Tenure Conference for Women, I’ve been thinking a lot about this Louis C.K. interview I watched last week: And this Brene Brown TED talk we watched at the conference Friday: I have to fight with myself to not numb out with food or social media or television.
Back in September, I published an interview with mathematician and mom Constance Leidy by mathematician and mom Lillian Pierce. It was part of a series of interviews for the Association for Women in Mathematics about how women balance motherhood with their mathematical careers.
This post is many months in coming, yet I know I will not be able to give it the kind of attention I would like. I am leaving Scientific American. There is no mystery to the reasons.
The Department of Anthropology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks to hire a biological anthropologist for a full-time (nine-month) tenure-track or tenured position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor.
I’m having the conversation I always have with my fellow jammer after she does something amazing. “What exactly are you doing when you get through that wall?