Frame Yourself as a Persister

by Rosemary Capps Bartlett Many women who visit this site are returning to higher education after time away. Earlier essays have covered topics such as how to find a mentor as a student, how to be a good mentee, practical considerations for a return to college (both part 1 and part 2), and profiles of […]

Book Review: I am Malala

Image credit: Antonio Olmos One of the goals of Aspiring Mormon Women is to encourage women of all ages and walks of life to pursue formal and informal education opportunities. The idea of an AMW book club has been tossed around with book titles selected to generate discussions that support the AMW mission of supporting […]

Never Blown Off Course

by Bryn Watkins Let me start by saying that there is very little in the world that I truly hate. The list consists of only two items: 1) The word “scallop.” (I promise there’s no story behind that one even if you ask. Just hearing that word is like nails on a chalkboard.) 2) Wind. […]

Having a Purpose for Your Work, Take 2

Image credit: Michelle Jaciubek by Nan Last month I wrote with much conviction about the importance of having a sense of purpose in your work. I made reference to my family of medical professionals and engineers as well as my own vocation as a teacher. Obviously, the focus of the essay was on career-type work. But […]

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