Take Off Your Blinders – I’m Assertive, Not Aggressive

Blog post written by The Wisest Women Co-Founder, Dr. Amber Miller When I first heard the phrase, “double blind”, I thought it was referring to a component of a poker or casino game. The meaning is not nearly as fun as this gambling metaphor. Then I thought of  a double-blind study, where neither the experimenter Read more about Take Off Your Blinders – I’m Assertive, Not Aggressive[…]

Once an Academic, Always an Academic

Blog post written by the winner of our “Owning Your Identity” Blog Contest: Alaina Talboy, PhD I used to believe the term academic was reserved for graduate students and professors, and that going into industry would mean giving up that identity. Now I know better.  Only 3% of those with a PhD will become tenure track faculty. Read more about Once an Academic, Always an Academic[…]

The Struggle is Real…Being a First-Generation College Student in STEM

Blog post written by The Wisest Women Digital Marketing Intern, Caroline Romo. “That is why Hispanic people are failures”. Those were the words told to my mother when I was in elementary school for not having placed me in ESL classes. This teacher had no justification or reasoning for why I was to be put in Read more about The Struggle is Real…Being a First-Generation College Student in STEM[…]

Motherhood & Career from a College Kid’s Perspective

Blog post written by The Wisest Women Content Creator Intern, Liliana Hildebrand   According to Cech and Loy, 43% of women in STEM go part time after having kids versus the 23% of men who do the same. The causes of this trend start in key developing years, such as college. As a college student Read more about Motherhood & Career from a College Kid’s Perspective[…]

Feminism and Why Should I Care?

Blog post written by The Wisest Women Marketing Intern, Liliana Hildebrand. As a freshman in high school, I found solidarity looking at feminist posts on Pinterest, my life’s purpose in marching band, and my fashion sense in Minion shirts. Four years later, now an Industrial and Systems Engineering major at Texas A&M University, I can Read more about Feminism and Why Should I Care?[…]