Inviting perspectives and opinions from our colleagues worldwide

Inviting perspectives and opinions from our colleagues worldwide

Dance Lessons

Susan Dawson | May 6, 2018 I recently heard a Verna Myers quote, "Diversity is inviting someone to the dance, inclusion is asking them to dance." As a teenager in the ‘90s I spent a fair amount of time watching TV, so when I heard this quote,...

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The Inner Demon

Vicky Williams | April 3, 2018 For a while, I think I was a reluctant feminist. I never really thought of myself as a feminist, but instead focussed on championing meritocracy and fairness in the workplace. That is still my ideal, and the thing...

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Forge the Best Course for You …

Wendy Newsham | March 23, 2018 I feel very fortunate to work for a highly successful, woman-owned and operated company.  Since Mary Ann Liebert founded the company 34 years ago, it has grown into the leading independent bioscience journals...

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On Being a Woman Leader in the Modern Workplace

Nitasha Devasar | March 20, 2018 In the last five years that I have been MD, I have begun to learn about gender dynamics in the workplace and surrounding ecosystem.  Earlier, diversity and inclusion were lovely utopian concepts and one really...

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From where I sit. Changing our defaults

Ginny Hendricks | March 12, 2018 There is so much to say on the subject of workplace equality.  Like everyone, I am a complex mix of history, heritage, experiences, environments—and of defaults.  I am a woman.  I was a child who grew up in the...

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Making men allies for gender equality

Matthew Giampoala | March 7, 2018 It happens too frequently.  I get thanked for being the only man in the room at an event or committee meeting geared toward promoting equity for women. This makes me immensely uncomfortable.  I don’t deserve thanks just...

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Lessons from Hogwarts to Scholarly Press

Amanda Myrkalo | March 4, 2018 I started in publishing with a love of young adult fiction, armed with an English undergraduate degree and Marketing internship, and plans to discover the next Harry Potter. I aimed for New York City… and landed a...

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Why engage in the WE project?

Frauke G. Ralf | Feb 24, 2018 What made me get involved with this project? It’s the fact that diversity and inclusion go much further than “just” gender as a cause. Having worked from the age of 19 with my first editorial job at Rowohlt Verlag...

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