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Intersectional Allyship for Racial Justice: A Workshop for White Allies

I gave myself a present! I signed up to attend this workshop, through the Equity in the Center. What does it mean for white people to be effective allies to people of color in our work for racial equity and … Continue reading

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E/quality and Diversity

(Originally published April 2016 in Plant Science Today) Recently, I was asked it if is ethical to give a job to a woman rather than to a man of higher quality. I replied, “How do we measure “quality”? This is … Continue reading

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We are all migrants

Lessons from Orkney (I wrote this in 2016 after a wet and windy summer solstice trip to Orkney, Scotland.)  I enjoyed a trip to Orkney last week to celebrate the graduations of my sons from high school and university. We chose … Continue reading

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Hello world!

It’s 2022 and I’ve decided to start sharing my thoughts, ideas and experiences on my own blog. More will follow as soon as I get my heater repaired, we’re freezing here in Scotland! Drop me a line, I’d love to … Continue reading

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