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