Pretty (& powerful) in pink

Hello, March.   It feels like spring in Chapel Hill today and it’s making me beyond excited for warm weather, dresses, and all things pink. Current trends are all about adding pink, feminine touches to our wardrobes this spring. Vogue recently highlighted this powerful & feminine trend as…

Imposter Syndrome: The plague of high achievers

“Why do so many bright women, despite consistent and impressive evidence to the contrary, continue to see themselves as imposters who pretend to be bright but who really are not?“ (Clance & Imes, 1978, p. 242)   I recently submitted my first National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant…

“Dr. Cranley? Who’s that?”: Making the transition from student to professional

A few weeks ago while chatting with a friend, a student of mine came up behind me, trying to get my attention…”Dr. Cranley, I have a question for you, if you have a minute.” When I didn’t respond, she repeated, “Dr. Cranley&#8221…

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