Monthly Archives: December 2011

Abby Wambach Named the Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year

Abby Wambach, a Pittsford, NY native who rose to fame as a national and eventually international soccer star, is the first ever individual soccer player, male or female, to win the AP Athlete of the Year Award. According to the … Continue reading

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Finding Wisdom for Life at Professional Events

This guest post comes from Cristina Canavesi, an Optics graduate student and one of the founding members of the Women in Engineering (WiE) group at the University of Rochester. WiE holds monthly brown bag lunches on topics like balancing career … Continue reading

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U.S. Goverment Vows to Support LGBT Human Rights on a Global Scale

“Progress starts with honest discussion” – Hillary Clinton In what is being called a historic speech on LGBT rights, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced Tuesday that the United States would commit to protecting the human rights of LGBT people … Continue reading

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Mentoring and Networking – It’s Important!

Last week on the Women in Engineering (WiE) at the University of Rochester blog, graduate student Cristina Canavesi reflected on the importance of mentoring, networking, and discussion opportunities. She also gives SBAI a shout-out. Check it out! We met Cristina … Continue reading

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How Satisfied are Women in STEM Fields?

This week Christianne Corbett, a research associate at the American Association of University Women (AAUW), has been writing about her research on female faculty in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) for the AAUW blog . On … Continue reading

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