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Who was… Kathleen Carpenter?

Catherine Duigan explores the life and times of Dr Kathleen Carpenter (1891–1970), a pioneering scientist known as ‘the mother of freshwater ecology’ Photos of Kathleen courtesy of the Aberystwyth University Archives. The Biologist 65(3) p22-25 Kathleen Edithe Zimmermann was born on March 24 1891 in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire. Her mother was Victoria Boor from Cambridgeshire, while her … Continue reading Who was… Kathleen Carpenter?

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WE ARE THE 0.1%: WHY THE AD WORLD NEEDS MORE FEMALE FOUNDERS | Mira Kaddoura | AdAge

     By Mira Kaddoura. Published on June 18, 2018.  Credit:  Jacob Hinmon In a post-Gustavo Martinez, #metoo age, we still see headlines that proclaim that advertising remains a boys’ club – to which every semi-sentient being says, “Well, no shit.” One CEO’s fall from grace is not going to change a culture that has always favored men over … Continue reading WE ARE THE 0.1%: WHY THE AD WORLD NEEDS MORE FEMALE FOUNDERS | Mira Kaddoura | AdAge

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Generous mentor to two generations of scientists and physicians | Ian Gust and Margery Kennett | The Age

By Ian Gust and Margery Kennett June 15, 2020 — 1.31pm Noreen Lehmann 1932-2020 Noreen Lehmann, the most senior of a group of talented women who made the Fairfield Hospital virus laboratory a powerhouse in the 1970s and 1980s, has died in Ballarat. Her lifetime and career spanned modern clinical virology from the isolation of the influenza virus to … Continue reading Generous mentor to two generations of scientists and physicians | Ian Gust and Margery Kennett | The Age

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How to mentor and support other women — and help them succeed | Pat Mitchell | TED Talks

Mar 6, 2020 / Pat Mitchell Glenn HarveyPat Mitchell is a serial ceiling smasher: She was the first female president of CNN Productions and PBS and the first woman to own and host a nationally syndicated daily talk show. She is also a passionate mentor, and here, she offers practical advice on how to best empower other … Continue reading How to mentor and support other women — and help them succeed | Pat Mitchell | TED Talks

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