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Academic Mamas: Peer-mentoring group and book circle

Elizabeth Barnes, MFA and Lecturer and Jennifer Weaver, Associate Professor in the department of Psychological Science have dreamed and schemed to create Academic Mamas, a peer-mentoring group where mothers can connect.

If you are interested in Academic Mamas or in joining our first book circle this spring please fill out this google form Academic Mamas Book Circle Sign-up.

“My life is a delicate balancing act—a blur of vivid moments. I am a mother and an academic.

Today I drop my daughter and son off at school. One hour later my daughter is home with a stomach ache. During my Zoom call she sneaks into the room and shows me the dragon she has drawn. I worry that my childless boss will not understand being interrupted for a dragon.”

Read more about how “Academic Mamas” began.