Rebecca M. Calisi Rodríguez: "The Special Challenges of Being Both a Scientist and a Mom"

Rebecca M. Calisi Rodríguez and her daughter paint a mural at the community gardens on the Ohlone greenway for the MLK Day of Service
Rebecca M. Calisi Rodríguez and her daughter paint a mural at the community gardens on the Ohlone greenway for the MLK Day of Service

In an article appearing in Scientific American,  Assistant Professor Rebecca M. Calisi Rodríguez, Department of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, gives a firsthand account of the difficulties facing working mothers in the science community. "I didn't really understand how unjust the academic system was for career advancement for women until I had children," Calisi Rodríguez writes in "The Special Challenges of Being Both a Scientist and a Mom."

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