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You can do it too!

Linnea Ista lkista at unm.edu
Mon Jun 11 01:38:55 EST 2001

I know you said you weren't looking for kudos, but:
Way to go Sarah!!


"Sarah L. Pallas" wrote:

> After a long absence from this list, I now want to report on my recent
> success in gaining tenure and acknowledge the help I've received from
> my spouse and many mentors, most of them female, some from this list.
> I've survived some extreme difficulties with shall we say less than
> supportive male mentors, I've parented two children now ages 3 and 7,
> made it through a horrible funding climate, and a heavy teaching
> load.  Now, in addition to granting me tenure, my University nominated
> me for an Outstanding Faculty Achievement Award.
> This post is not to look for kudos but to provide encouragement.
> Although I certainly work hard, I'm not any more brilliant than any of
> you, and I've had my share of bad luck.  That means that you too can
> balance work and family commitments in a satisfactory way and maintain
> a viable academic career!  Hang in there!
> --
> Sarah L. Pallas, Associate Professor
> Department of Biology
> Georgia State University
> P.O. Box 4010
> Atlanta, GA  30302
> http://www.gsu.edu/~bioslp
> spallas at gsu.edu

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