I cried Yesterday and here’s what I learned

I cried Yesterday and here’s what I learned

Yesterday, I cried. Then, I shared this post on my Facebook Page and on a few of the Facebook Groups where I show up more and have built a virtual community. Here's what I posted: I cried today. I felt nauseous and my body quivered, encouraging me to cry. So, I...

Life and Lessons After PhD, Beyond the Academia

Life and Lessons After PhD, Beyond the Academia

I wanted to be prepared. While pursuing my Ph.D., I made it a point to participate in as many career preparation workshops as I could - within the University and in Professional Conferences. There was not much support available for careers outside the academia, except...

Why Are Ph.D. Holders Notoriously Slow to React?

Why Are Ph.D. Holders Notoriously Slow to React?

I walked into a staffing agency office. "How can I help you?" the recruiter asked. "I wanted to see if you could help me find a job," I chimed in. "What is your qualification?" she prodded. "I have a Ph.D. in ........." I mumbled. "Yet another Ph.D.!" she exclaimed. I...