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Hello from the Other Side…of the #STFSummit

This past weekend was my third time attending the She’s the First Leadership Summit, but it was my first time attending as an alum and chapter mentor. And let me tell you, on the other side, it is a completely different experience. Since first becoming involved with STF, I absolutely loved the idea of a… Continue reading Hello from the Other Side…of the #STFSummit

Book Review

“Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance” — Book Review

I didn’t earn particularly outstanding grades in middle school. Sure, I got some A’s, but I also got a lot of B’s and even some C’s (especially in math). I didn’t have any inherent talents to speak of and I had very little confidence in my natural abilities. It wasn’t until 8th grade that I… Continue reading “Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance” — Book Review

Musings

Combining My Passions: Ladies and Brains

This blog has been neglected for the entirety of my senior year at Simmons College. With research, courses, applications for graduate schools, and planning for graduation, I just didn’t have time to dedicate to writing and sharing my thoughts the way I had been for almost a year. But after graduation, I felt that familiar… Continue reading Combining My Passions: Ladies and Brains

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#STFSummit 2015: The Fight for Quality Education

250 million children worldwide cannot read or write. They do not have access to quality education. Quality education was one of the themes of this year’s She’s the First Campus Leadership Summit, a weekend where student leaders across the country come together to learn and share leadership skills, fundraising tips, the importance of girls’ education,… Continue reading #STFSummit 2015: The Fight for Quality Education

Musings

What is a Brain Store?

In the Natick Mall, and other select locations around the United States, there resides a small shop called Marbles: The Brain Store. I have overheard many passersby muttering questioningly, “What on Earth is a ‘brain store’?” and customers showing general confusion regarding its existence. Well, in my humble opinion, a brain store could be the… Continue reading What is a Brain Store?

neuroscience

Scientific Research: More Fun Than You’d Think

Making my way through my undergraduate career in neuroscience, I have a clear vision in my mind of what I would like to do once I have earned my degree here at Simmons and my PhD at whichever institution will take me. That vision encircles one thing: research. When I share this with people, most… Continue reading Scientific Research: More Fun Than You’d Think

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Celebrating International Women’s Day 2015

“The strength of a woman is not measured by the impact that all her hardships in life have had on her; but the strength of a woman is measured by the extent of her refusal to allow those hardships to dictate her and who she becomes.” ― C. JoyBell C. The essence of International  Women’s… Continue reading Celebrating International Women’s Day 2015