As a as a former scientist and now a patent attorney, I too hope that
this forum stays afloat. I enjoy the comaraderie. Even though I am not
beset with the stresses of research, perse, as a woman in the science,
however, peripherally, I still interact with the male of the science
species. Who in many cases feel that they must have a male attorney or a
woman attorney who thinks they are a genius.
It has happened to me more times than I care to count where my dealings
with some tenured slob thinks that he is also Don Juan and how could I
not recognize this.
So in my own arena I continue to experience a different hue of the same
n article <email@example.com>,
Mary Ann Sesma <msesma at bell.k12.ca.us> wrote:
>>>Now since I have just turned three score and ten --admittedly I am
>shocked. Now I can be even more of a loud mouth, a brazen hussy. etc.
>etc. I believe that having reach this riipe (possibly rotten) age,
>there are several issues that need to be brought out.
>>1. As women, we must sustain this list. It is one of the few places
>we can make our ideas known and post as regularly as possible. Susan
>some new additions to the Launch Page that bear major discussion,
>particularly the Research, and the New Faculty Training. .
>>2. Have you planned for your personal future financial security. I am
>surely no financial wizard, but most of you are living on soft money
>you have tenure or solid industrial apppointments. This is a cause of
>concern. I DO NOT OFFER MY SERVICES BUT ONLY MY URGENT ADVICE. TO START
>THINKING. Children's tuition comes up very fast.
>>3. Compliments to each other on the list. If we cannot recognize each
>other , even though we have have citations, we loose self esteem. Self
>esteem is absolutely crucial.
>Saying to somebody that was a great post, or your idea gave me reference
>point may be key. Yet discussion is superb it if leads to new ideas.
>>HAVE A WONDERFUL 1999--I KNOW I WILL--CAN'T WAIT TO SEE THE TREASURES
>>>>>Mary Ann Sesma e -mail
>1621 Sunnyhill Drive msesma at bell.k12.ca.us(preferred)
>Monterey Park, CA 91754 sesma at aol.com>phone; (323)261-5860
>>Age is only a concern for wine and cheese